Lincoln Park Zoo

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April 23, 2014
ADOPT a Chimpanzee!

The zoo’s support for chimpanzees is vast and multifaceted. You can contribute to these efforts with a special chimpanzee ADOPT gift package.

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June 15, 2010
Free Yoga at Nature Boardwalk

Attend a free yoga class at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo on June 24 from 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. No need to register—just bring your own mat and stop by the Peoples Gas Pavilion at Nature Boardwalk to participate. *This class is part of the grand opening of Nature Boardwalk and media may be present. All yoga participants will be asked to sign a photography waiver, since photographs and video of the class may be taken for promotional use.

June 14, 2010
Nilirudi Gombe (I Have Returned to Gombe)
June 14, 2010
SuperZooPicnic is Friday

The party starts at 6:30 p.m. this Friday, when members get to take over the zoo and celebrate with free carousel and train rides, face painting, music, obstacle courses and details about Nature Boardwalk. This is one of the wildest nights at the zoo—and it's our fun way of thanking members for their support. There's still time to become a member and attend SuperZooPicnic! Click here to learn about becoming a member.

June 8, 2010
Run Recap

Thanks to all who supported United Run for the Zoo! We had a record-breaking year with 5,000 runners and thousands of cheerful spectators. Special thanks to United Airlines, Lifeway Kefir, Starfruit Café and New Balance Chicago for making this event a huge success!

June 8, 2010
Congressman in the Rhino Yard

As part of his “undercover congressman” program, Illinois Congressman Mike Quigley on Saturday worked in the rhinoceros yard within Regenstein African Journey. It wasn’t glamorous work—yes, he shoveled poop—but the representative of Illinois’ fifth district was eager to learn more about the daily workings of the zoo. Click here to check out the photos.

June 7, 2010
ADOPT the New Arrival

Excited about the arrival of the Grevy's zebra foal? Celebrate the May 28 birth with a Zebra ADOPT Package. In addition to a zebra fact sheet, photo and certificate of ADOPTion, this package includes a plush that isn't much smaller than the striped newcomer. Click here to learn more.

June 7, 2010
Nature Boardwalk in the Chicago Sun-Times

Today's Chicago Sun-Times has an article introducing Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo. Get ready for this new urban ecosystem--opening June 24!

June 4, 2010
Black and White and Cute All Over

Watch Grevy’s zebra colt Enzi enjoy his first trot around his yard at Lincoln Park Zoo’s Antelope & Zebra Area.

Born May 28 as part of the Grevy’s Zebra Species Survival Plan®, Enzi is the first foal for this endangered species at the zoo since 2001.

June 4, 2010
Splashing Again

After a hiatus during rehab to their exhibit, the gray seals are again splashing through the Kovler Sea Lion Pool. Stop by to welcome them back.

June 3, 2010
Destroy the Flyers

Last Friday, the male Amur tiger at Lincoln Park Zoo’s Kovler Lion House was presented a box emblazoned with the Philadelphia Flyers logo. He promptly destroyed it. (Of course, the meaty bone hidden inside the box might have motivated the big cat.)

The tiger isn’t the only one involved in the Chicago Blackhawks’ quest for the Stanley Cup.

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