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August 31, 2014
Golden-Breasted Starling

A golden-breasted starling perches on a tree branch and shows its metallic blue wings inside the free flight area of McCormick Bird House. This species is from eastern Africa and lives in groups of up to a dozen.

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May 29, 2014
A Unique Blend of Vintages and Veterinary Care

Animal and wine lovers won’t want to miss Wine & Wildlife: Inside Veterinary Care on Tuesday, June 17.

May 28, 2014
Locally Sourced Starts Now!

Locally Sourced at the Patio is kicking off now with beer specials, local art and live music by Colby Maddox from the Old Town School of Folk Music!


May 28, 2014
Advocating for Elephants in the Chicago City Council

Thanks to the Chicago City Council for adopting a resolution today to raise awareness about the alarming rate at which wild African elephants are being poached because of the demand for ivory. 96 elephants are killed every day for their ivory in Africa—and the United States remains a leading market for this violent, illegal trade.

May 28, 2014
Adults Night Out at the Zoo

Grownups get the zoo all to themselves during our first-ever Adults Night Out on Friday, June 6!

May 27, 2014
Big Brothers, Big Bookends

Flanked by much bigger brothers Xing Fu and Mengyao, baby Sichuan takin Kalsang noses in for a drink at the zoo’s Antelope & Zebra Area. Have you seen the baby takin yet?

May 27, 2014
SuperZooPicnic Serves Up Members-Only Fun

SuperZooPicnic, Lincoln Park Zoo’s annual members-only celebration, takes place Friday, June 13!

May 23, 2014
Gaze and Graze at the Patio this Holiday Weekend

The view from the Patio at Café Brauer is as delicious as the mouth-watering choices on the menu.

May 23, 2014
Photo of the Week: May 23

The baby crowned lemur clings to mom in our Photo of the Week. The little one has been showing signs of independence, but as you can see, mom still provides a snug place to perch. Thanks to Keeper Anita Yantz for the pic!

May 23, 2014
Spring Awakening at Nature Boardwalk

Red admiral butterflies, blooming columbine and nesting cliff swallows—biologist Mason Fidino shares what’s new at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo.

May 22, 2014
Post from the President--An Update from Africa

President and CEO Kevin Bell has spent the week in Entebbe, Uganda, where he's planning future conservation projects with zoo leaders from around the globe--and getting a closer look at local wildlife. Read his update from Africa!

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