Lincoln Park Zoo

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July 2, 2015
Red Panda Gives Birth

Want to see how a red panda cub enters the world? Here’s video of female Leafa giving birth to the first of her two cubs in our behind-the-scenes den at the Kovler Lion House. It’s an amazing look at a rarely seen process.

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March 6, 2012
Use Your Senses in this Safari Adventure
March 6, 2012
Sleep Under the Skyscrapers: Indoor Overnight

Today’s the last day to register for Friday’s Sleep Under the Skyscrapers: Indoor Campout. See a slideshow of guests enjoying the January campout, then sign up yourself!

March 2, 2012
Bactrian Camel Diet Snapshot

What's on the menu for the zoo's Bactrian camels? Found out with our latest Diet Snapshot!

March 2, 2012
Don’t Miss the Easter Bunny at Lincoln Park Zoo!

Looking for a wild place to hunt for Easter eggs this year? Join us April 7 for the first Easter Egg-Stravaganza at the Farm-in-the-Zoo Presented by John Deere!

March 1, 2012
Working Together for Wildlife
March 1, 2012
Sleep Under the Skyscrapers: Indoor Overnight

Spend the night at the zoo! Families with children ages 5-12 can join us March 9 to sleep over in one of the zoo's wild buildings. Don't want to spend the night? You can come for an evening of fun and then head home.

February 28, 2012
Saying Farewell

On the day she had to say goodbye, Curator of Primates Maureen Leahy offers a fond remembrance of geriatric chimpanzee June.

February 28, 2012
Bunnies Are Homebodies
February 27, 2012
Extra Enrichment for Member Appreciation Month

Throughout February, Lincoln Park Zoo is offering members free parking and special perks for Member Appreciation Month! Last weekend members got to create and share special enrichment for giraffes and meerkats at Regenstein African Journey. Member Appreciation Month is almost over, but Lincoln Park Zoo members enjoy special benefits all year round.

February 24, 2012
Winter Highlights

A snowy day at Lincoln Park Zoo offers plenty of beautiful sights. Here are two we were able to capture.

Chilean flamingos may look tropical, but they live at elevations up to 14,000 feet in the wild, meaning they can handle a snowy Chicago day.

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