Lincoln Park Zoo

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April 24, 2014
Post from the President—Step into Spring

President and CEO Kevin Bell shares how spring is the perfect time to visit Chicago's free zoo. You can see daffodils and scilla in bloom and watch baby rhino King and baby gorillas Patty and Nayembi explore the outdoors.

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November 20, 2013
Answer Your Zoo FAQ with the Latest Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine

How does the zoo stay free? What happens after hours? See answers to these Zoo FAQs and more with the latest issue of Lincoln Park Zoo magazine.

November 20, 2013
Special Holiday ADOPT Gifts

Stumped for unique holiday gift ideas? Consider giving family or friends a Holiday ADOPT gift package from Lincoln Park Zoo!

November 19, 2013
Join the Herd

Rustle up your herd for this weekend’s Sunday Family Funday: Animal Extremes, an activity-filled program specially designed for families!

November 17, 2013
Birthday Treats for Baby Gorillas

Hope everyone is dry and safe out there! If you're looking for a rainy-day video, how about baby gorilla Patty enjoying a birthday treat with her mom?

November 16, 2013
Happy Birthday to Our Baby Gorillas!

Happy birthday to baby gorillas Nayembi and Patty! To mark the occasion, the zoo's Volunteer Enrichment Group and caregivers shared some healthy edible enrichment at Regenstein Center for African Apes. See a slideshow of the gorillas enjoying their "gifts!"

November 15, 2013
Share the Care--Give to Support Lincoln Park Zoo's Animals

We’re thrilled by birthday girl Nayembi’s recovery, but we’re also grateful that your support made it possible. You can continue to Share the Care by making a gift online. Any amount helps our amazing animals!

November 15, 2013
Photo of the Week: November 15

Baby gorilla Nayembi, who turns 1 tomorrow, nibbles on a healthy birthday treat in our Photo of the Week! We’ll share the full slideshow of the party fun soon.

November 14, 2013
Post from the President—Welcoming Two New Chimpanzees

President and CEO Kevin Bell introduces us to the zoo’s newest arrivals, female chimpanzees Cookie and Magadi, who will soon join the off-exhibit group at Regenstein Center for African Apes.

November 14, 2013
King Grows Up

Want to see our favorite photos of baby rhino King in one place? Check out our new slideshow!

November 13, 2013
Poised for Prey

One of the juvenile dwarf crocodiles peers out of the water at Regenstein Small Mammal–Reptile House. Native to West Africa, these endangered predators feed on crabs, frogs, fish...and the occasional small mammal that wanders too close to the water.

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