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September 17, 2014
Chacoan Peccaries

The Antelope & Zebra Area has welcomed three male Chacoan peccaries! Similar to a pig, this species is endangered in the wild and is named after the area it originates from—the Gran Chaco region of South America. They're so well adapted to their dry climate that even cacti are part of their diet.

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March 10, 2011
ZIP

Are you a Chicago high school student looking for an amazing summer internship? Do you know a high schooler seeking a stimulating challenge? Check out the Malott Family Zoo Intern Program—ZIP! Applications are due April 8. Go here to learn more.

March 9, 2011
Getting Ready for Spring

Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt shares how birds at Nature Boardwalk are getting ready for spring.

March 9, 2011
Horticulture Wish List

Spring at the zoo is all about new life, but not just the kind covered in feathers and fur. Blooming bulbs and pretty petals will add splashes of color to all parts of the zoo, but we need your help! Browse the new Wish List, which is stocked with garden items you can purchase to help beautify your favorite parts of Lincoln Park Zoo. Go here to learn more.

March 8, 2011
White-Cheeked Gibbon Case Study
March 7, 2011
Breakfast with the Apes

Join us for a delicious breakfast in Regenstein Center for African Apes while Lincoln Park Zoo's curator of primates shares fascinating facts about chimpanzees and gorillas and tells some wild stories about our own great apes. After breakfast, view our chimpanzees and gorillas as they explore their habitats first thing in the morning (their most active time of day). Learn more here.

March 4, 2011
Return of the Wood Ducks!

Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt shares some of the birds starting to make their way to Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo. Come by this weekend to see what you can spot for yourself!

March 4, 2011
Wildlife-Sketching Workshop

Join local artist Bobby Garro Sutton for a wildlife-sketching workshop on March 12. Exercise your animal-observation skills and your creativity to sketch Lincoln Park Zoo’s amazing animals. At the end of the workshop, participants will be invited to submit their animal art for a chance at a special zoo prize!

March 2, 2011
Story Time Change of Venue

Story Time will be held in the Tadpole Room in the lower level of Park Place Cafe today. We apologize for any inconvenience.

March 1, 2011
Posts from the Curators

General Curator of the Animal Care department Dave Bernier provides the inside scoop on the newest big cats in Chicago in his blog post. Check it out.

February 28, 2011
African Wild Dog Diet Snapshot

Learn what's on the menu for the zoo's African wild dogs with our latest Diet Snapshot!

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