Lincoln Park Zoo

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April 20, 2015
Anything Left?

2-year-old gorilla Patty eyeballs two “puzzle feeders” for any gelatin she may have missed. Having the apes exercise their minds and fingers for treats is one tactic to keep them active and engaged.

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January 6, 2015
Snow Day for Nayembi

Some seriously cool enrichment today as little gorilla Nayembi enjoys some snow brought in by caregivers. #FromACurator

January 5, 2015
Win a Behind-the-Scenes Tour at the Zoo!

Did you visit ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank this holiday season? Tell us about your experience for a chance to win a wild prize.

January 5, 2015
Arachnid Alert!

Did you know female Chilean rose tarantulas can live for up to 20 years? See ours at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House. #FromACurator

January 2, 2015
Photo of the Week: January 2, 2015

Our Photo of the Week: tawny frogmouths, nocturnal birds native to Australia, blend in well with tree limbs—all the better to catch unsuspecting insects and small mammals with their wide beaks.

January 2, 2015
Make Piñatas for the Animals!

Want to make piñatas stuffed with nutritious treats for the zoo’s animals, then watch them rip apart your edible artwork? Then join us for our Animal Enrichment Workshop on Saturday, January 10!

December 31, 2014
Let the New Year Shine

Kick off the New Year with a visit to ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank! 2 million lights will be shining nightly at Lincoln Park Zoo through January 4.

December 31, 2014
Contribute to the ZooLights Coat Drive!

Brr, it’s cold outside! As you bundle up for the last days of ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank, help others stay warm by bringing a new or lightly used coat or other winter gear to our coat drive.

December 31, 2014
Ride Safe and Help the Zoo

Looking for a safe ride and a way to help the zoo’s animals? Download the Curb app and use the promotional code BREWLIGHTS to save $15 on your first ride—and secure a $5 donation to Lincoln Park Zoo!

December 31, 2014
Basking Indoors

Winter’s a perfect time to warm up indoors with dwarf crocodile Maggie and the other animals at Regenstein African Journey! #FromACurator

December 30, 2014
Video: Ice Skating at Lincoln Park Zoo

Ice Skating at Lincoln Park Zoo’s second season at the Farm-in-the-Zoo has been a hit! Especially when combined with a trip to ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank, which runs through Sunday, January 4.

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