Lincoln Park Zoo

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March 30, 2015
Close and Comfy

Baby gorilla Bella cuddles with mom Bahati at Regenstein Center for African Apes. The 1-month-old continues to grow...and is increasingly good at clinging to mom for short trips across their habitat.

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December 10, 2014
Video: Baby Gorilla Playtime

What’s cuter than two baby gorilla girls playing together? While you’re pondering that question, enjoy a short clip of Nayembi and Patty—2-year-old half sisters at the zoo’s Regenstein Center for African Apes—having some fun.

December 10, 2014
Weave it Like Beaver

Kids of all ages will build their own weather-resistant “beaver dams” and warm up to other crafts and games about cold-climate critters at our Family Polar Parties on Sundays, December 14, 21 and 28.

December 9, 2014
Strap On Your Skates

Looking for the perfect place to practice those first glides across the ice? Join us for Ice Skating at Lincoln Park Zoo!

December 8, 2014
Gifts From A to Zebra

The benefit of adopting a Grevy’s zebra at Lincoln Park Zoo? No gift wrapping necessary.

December 5, 2014
Photo of the Week: December 5

For our Photo of the Week, we take another look at bachelor gorilla Azizi, who had a “banner” day celebrating his 11th birthday. Thanks to Marisa Shender for the picture!

December 5, 2014
Gawking in a Winter Wonderland

Ready for some jaw-dropping spectacle? Come get your fill tonight, Saturday and Sunday as ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank transforms Lincoln Park Zoo into an enchanted wonderland of illumination and holiday festivities.

December 5, 2014
Thank You for the Feast

Thanks to everyone who donated to our Feast for the Animals! Your contributions raised $2,150 to support crunchy carrots, perfect peppers and countless other tasty treats for animals from meerkats to chimpanzees.

December 4, 2014
Happy Birthday to Azizi!

Happy birthday to gorilla Azizi, who turns 11 today! As this pic shows, he can often be seen sitting in his "tub" in the bachelor troop at Regenstein Center for African Apes.

December 4, 2014
Members-Only Night at ZooLights is Tonight!

Lincoln Park Zoo members: Don’t forget, tonight is Members-Only Night at ZooLights from 5–9 p.m.!

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