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July 29, 2015
Part of the Pride

Love lions? You can see females Kamali and Zalika (pictured) and male Sahar on the prowl daily at the Kovler Lion House!

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April 19, 2012
Celebrating National Volunteer Week

This week, Lincoln Park Zoo has been commemorating National Volunteer Week by calling attention to the valuable contributions made by our own corps of dedicated volunteers. Zoo volunteers play an important role in connecting people to nature and wildlife 365 days a year, whether they're teaching kids fun animal facts at educational kiosks or uprooting weeds from the zoo's flourishing gardens.

April 18, 2012
Catch the Mind of the Chimpanzee on Chicago Tonight

Tune into WTTW's Chicago Tonight at 7 p.m. tonight to hear what Lincoln Park Zoo researchers have to say about The Mind of the Chimpanzee. This rebroadcast shares the latest findings on chimpanzee tool use, culture and cognition.

April 18, 2012
Gorilla Gardens Slideshow

Lincoln Park Zoo’s gardeners worked hard to replant one of the outdoor gorilla exhibits at Regenstein Center for African Apes this spring.

April 17, 2012
Zoo Weighs in on Bald Eagle Recovery

The bald eagle's recovery in the lower 48 states is a remarkable success story. The newest chapter: eagles nesting in the Chicago metro area for the first time in a century. Lincoln Park Zoo Vice President of Animal Care Megan Ross, Ph.D., comments on the turnaround in an NBC Nightly News Segment that aired yesterday.

April 17, 2012
Lincoln Park Zoo in the Community

Educator Jaclyn Peterson introduces a ball python to the crowd on Saturday at the Día del Niño Family Festival at UIC Pavilion. In addition to this wildlife encounter, Lincoln Park Zoo was on hand to share animal activities with kids.

April 16, 2012
Chimpanzees Check One Another Out

Keo’s chimpanzee group will have access to the central outdoor yard at Regenstein Center for African Apes for the next couple weeks. The shift made for fun today as Keo, Vicky and Kibali spotted chimpanzees Hank, Kathy, Nana, Cashew and Chuckie in the neighboring exhibit.


Hank, Kathy and Nana check out the new chimpanzees across the way.
April 16, 2012
Members-Only Morning Is This Saturday!

Members can wake up with the zoo this Saturday with our spring Members-Only Morning! See the Grevy's zebras as they start to trot and watch chimpanzees "fish" at Regenstein Center for African Apes.

April 13, 2012
Herb Window Boxes 101
April 12, 2012
Join Us Saturday for a Free Garden Tour

Crabapples, flowering dogwood--see what's in bloom at the zoo with a free garden tour this Saturday, April 14. Our expert gardeners will point out horticultural highlights and share how they keep the grounds beautiful.

April 12, 2012
Where Are the Chimpanzees?

Hank's chimpanzee group has spent a little time behind the scenes at Regenstein Center for African Apes. The reason why highlights the zoo's commitment to animal and visitor safety, as President and CEO Kevin Bell shares in his new post.

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