Lincoln Park Zoo

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October 22, 2014
Nayembi's Journey

As Nayembi gets ready for her second birthday, Curator of Primates Maureen Leahy shares how the growing gorilla recovered from an injury as a baby—and is thriving with her family today!

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July 14, 2014
Back in the Field to Save Black-Footed Ferrets
July 14, 2014
Midsummer Night’s Scene

The beavers at the Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo are mainly nocturnal, becoming more active after the zoo closes for the day. But you’ll see them stir during our next Twilight Safari on Wednesday, July 23.

July 13, 2014
Playful Patty

Baby gorilla Patty is so playful she uses both her hands and feet to have fun. Patty and the rest of Kwan's gorilla troop can be found at Regenstein Center for African Apes.

July 12, 2014
Green Tree Python

Spotting a green tree python in its exhibit isn’t easy. As our Field Note explains, these reptiles possess an incredible ability to blend into the elements—and ambush prey from above.

July 12, 2014
White-Cheeked Baby Gibbon

Juvenile white-cheeked gibbon Daxin is growing fast at the Helen Brach Primate House.

July 11, 2014
Photo of the Week: July 11

A baby joey peeks out of the pouch—and over mom—in our Photo of the Week. The little one, whose gender is still undetermined, is the third joey for the red kangaroo mob at the Antelope & Zebra Area.

July 11, 2014
One Fine, Feathered Wish List

We admit we’re winging it here. This month’s Wish List—which lets you provide extra amenities and treats for the zoo’s animals—is strictly for the birds.

July 10, 2014
Post from the President--Growing Joeys

There's a new joey jumping at the zoo's Antelope & Zebra Area, President and CEO Kevin Bell shares. A member helped pick the perfect name, Jack, but it looks like this new arrival may soon have company.

July 10, 2014
Life is a Cabernet

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could stroll through Lincoln Park Zoo’s beautiful gardens on a summer evening with a glass of wine in hand? Well, you can.

July 9, 2014
The Northside Southpaws Play Locally Sourced at the Patio Tonight

Want to enjoy the perfect weather after work? Stop by the Patio at Cafe Brauer for tonight's Locally Sourced at the Patio, which features local produce, music from the Northside Southpaws, art by Weener Ware, Helen Tsatsos and Tina Dixon and beer specials from Lagunitas Brewing Company!

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