Lincoln Park Zoo

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November 27, 2015
The Lights Start Shining Tonight!

We're flipping the on switch for ZooLights Presented By ComEd​ and PowerShares QQQ at 4:25 p.m. today! Join us for an evening of free, spectacular fun.

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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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September 10, 2012
Post from the President - Seal of Approval

President and CEO Kevin Bell shares that Lincoln Park Zoo has once again been accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. This seal of approval reflects the high standards of the group overseeing zoos throughout the United States.

September 7, 2012
Photo of the Week: September 7

He’s tiny, green, molded from vintage machinery and seemingly immune to the passage of time and generational tastes.

The green gorilla who inhabits the vintage Mold-A-Rama machine at the Helen Brach Primate House.
September 7, 2012
Web Masters

While many people run away in fear or roll up newspapers at the sight of spiders, Urban Wildlife Institute researchers have become very interested in their biology and how important they are to ecosystems like Nature Boardwalk.

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September 7, 2012
Sprouts for a Sprout

Kito, the zoo’s 2-week-old zebra colt, and his mom, Adia, enjoy grazing on tender sprouts. You can help feed our newest arrival and also buy this frisky foal hay balls and hay bags for play time by shopping our current Wish List.

September 6, 2012
Join Us for a Special Lecture on Heart Health

Time for a heart-to-heart chat spanning primates from apes to humans. Join us next Wednesday, September 12, for “Wild at Heart,” a special evening presentation at Regenstein Center for African Apes.

September 5, 2012
Documenting Raptors in the City

Seth Magle, director of Lincoln Park Zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute, shares some fascinating avian observations from the Wildlife Biodiversity Monitoring Project’s summer research.

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September 5, 2012
Teachers: RSVP for the Free Educator Open House

Chicago-area teachers, here’s one for you. We’re hosting our second annual Educator Open House on Thursday, September 27.

September 4, 2012
Summer Camp 2012 Comes to a Close

It’s always bittersweet when summer camp ends at Lincoln Park Zoo. This summer, more than 700 campers streamed through our gates during the nine weeks of camp to experience the wildest summer learning experience in Chicago.

Who needs binoculars?
September 4, 2012
Second Saturdays Garden Tour this Weekend

The zoo’s lush Waterfowl Lagoon is one of many picturesque highlights during the next Second Saturdays Garden Tour, taking place this Saturday at 10 a.m.

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