Lincoln Park Zoo

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June 29, 2015
Caterpillar Close-Up

Five years after its opening, Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo continues to offer a refuge to people and wildlife alike, including this black swallowtail caterpillar climbing a golden alexander wildflower.

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March 31, 2015
Peek-a-boo!

A golden-headed lion tamarin peers out from a tree hollow at the zoo’s Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House.

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.

March 27, 2015
Photo of the Week: March 27

Baby gorilla Bella leans back to check out the camera in our Photo of the Week! The little gorilla turned 1 month old on Tuesday.

March 27, 2015
Photo Sleuthing

Is it a ghost? A spirit of the woods? Gusting snow? Can you ID the blurry figure in this photo?

March 26, 2015
Post from the President--Working for a Reward

Chimpanzees will "work" a little harder for a special reward, zoo scientists have found. But how do gorillas respond to a token-exchange system? President and CEO Kevin Bell has the details.

March 26, 2015
Groom Service, Macaque-Style

Two of the zoo’s new Japanese snow monkeys socialize on a sunny (but still snowy) spring day at Regenstein Macaque Forest.

March 25, 2015
Nine Primates Move to Chicago
March 25, 2015
The Eyes Have It

Can you ID the nocturnal animal with glowing eyes in this motion-triggered camera-trap photo?

March 25, 2015
Oh, It's Ono

Female snow monkey Ono was the first to splash in the hot spring at Regenstein Macaque Forest. Meet all the macaques with our special feature!

March 24, 2015
Seeing the Bright Side

One nice thing about a little snow is that it provides a beautiful backdrop for our trumpeter swan at the Waterfowl Lagoon!

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