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July 27, 2014
Zoo Plant Highlights

Animals are always the focus, but plants play a big part in the Lincoln Park Zoo's beauty.

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April 4, 2014
Spring Break Safari!

Spots are still available in our April 14–18 Spring Break Camp for kids in pre-K to fourth grade!

April 3, 2014
Post from the President--Trading Tokens

The zoo's chimpanzees have spent the past year trading tokens for treats in a voluntary research project. Whether they're taking the easy deal or hoarding for a big haul, these complex apes are showing us how they balance "work" and rewards, President and CEO Kevin Bell shares.

April 2, 2014
Hop to It

Lincoln Park Zoo’s Easter Egg-Stravaganza offers hare-raising fun for the whole family on Saturday, April 19!

March 31, 2014
Here Comes the Sun

And we say it’s alright. On this beautiful spring day it’s wonderful to see folks strolling the grounds in short sleeves, like this young guest visiting the Baringo giraffes at the Kovler African Savanna, located at Regenstein African Journey. Plan your visit soon!

March 28, 2014
Photo of the Week: March 28

A close-up of an American kestrel at the Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo is our Photo of the Week. Found in North and South America (as the name implies), this small falcon feeds on large insects and small birds and mammals.

March 26, 2014
A Camel Close-Up

It’ll be shedding season soon for the Bactrian camels at the Antelope & Zebra Area! Learn how the species lives in the wild—and gets ready for spring in Chicago.

March 26, 2014
Stretch into Spring with Parent & Toddler Yoga

Moms and little ones can practice yoga poses within eyesight of the baby gorillas at Regenstein Center for African Apes. The next four-part Parent & Toddler Yoga Presented by Walgreens series starts April 3.

March 25, 2014
Family Planning for Puerto Rican Parrots

How do you bring a whole population back from just 11 founding birds? Zoo biologist Sarah Long shares what it's like to help make breeding matches for the endangered Puerto Rican parrot.

March 25, 2014
Group Painting Party at the Zoo Saturday

Turn the Kovler Lion House into your studio this Saturday with a morning of painting and fun with friends! Animal Art will pair you with experts from Wet Paint Chicago to help you craft your favorite big cat portrait.

March 24, 2014
A Silverback Sighting!

What’s it like to come nearly face-to-face with a wild silverback gorilla? Curator of Primates Maureen Leahy shares the details in the latest post from the Goualougo Triangle!

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