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November 24, 2015
Gobble, Gobble!

Here’s a little-known fact you’ll gobble-gobble up: wild turkeys live in the Chicago area.

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September 19, 2012
Headstarting Smooth Green Snakes in Lake County

Reintroduction biologist Allison Sacerdote offers an inside look at a “soft release” of smooth green snakes. Lincoln Park Zoo is partnering with the Lake County Forest Preserve District to restore the insect-eating snakes to northern Illinois.

September 18, 2012
Village One Done!!

Scientist Anna Czupryna and her team touch base with 396 dogs in the Serengeti’s Buyubi Village, part of an effort to see how a zoo-led vaccination campaign impacts dog populations as it prevents disease.

September 18, 2012
Get 50% Off Second Registration for Secrets of Animal Care!

Animal lovers, here’s a deal too tempting to pass up. We’re offering a sweet discount on a unique program: “Secrets of Animal Training,” on Saturday, September 22.

September 17, 2012
Wild at Heart

Thanks to everyone who made it to last week’s Wild at Heart talk in partnership with the University of Chicago! This exploration of heart health across species had the University of Chicago Medicine’s Allen Anderson, M.D., speak about human cardiology while Dr. Lester E. Fisher Director of Veterinary Medicine Kathryn Gamble, D.V.M., spoke about chimpanzee heart-health studies.

September 14, 2012
Register for Animal Care: A Century of Progress

There aren’t many zoos better qualified than Lincoln Park Zoo to educate visitors about the evolution of animal care over the decades.

September 14, 2012
Dream Job

An Iowa State alumni blog checks in with Anthony Nielsen, lead keeper at the Kovler Lion House and Kovler Sea Lion Pool and an ISU alum!

September 14, 2012
Photo of the Week: September 14

Zebra colt Kito nurses at the Antelope & Zebra Area. Come by this weekend to see the new arrival!

September 13, 2012
Signed, Squealed, Delivered—They’re Yours

Celebrate the recent arrival of a litter of Berkshire piglets at the Farm-in-the-Zoo by taking home a cute, little oinker of your own.

Get a plush pink pig, spotted cow and handsome pony with our new, farm-themed ADOPT an Animal package, along with other fun items.

September 12, 2012
Contributing to Care at Lurie Children's Hospital

Lincoln Park Zoo was proud to contribute to a powerful healing environment for kids at the new Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. The zoo was one of 20 Chicago cultural institutions to decorate a floor of the building in a fun, immersive style. We partnered with illustrator Steve Musgrave to enliven the 19th floor with a colorful array of animals, including turtle sculptures and interactive eggshells. See some samples below!

September 11, 2012
Nature Boardwalk Plant of the Week

Depending on your aesthetic tastes, its bold spikes conjure either a cacti choir or punk rocker’s hair. Regardless, this week’s spotlit plant rocks.

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