Lincoln Park Zoo

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July 24, 2014
Zoo Memories

Lincoln Park Zoo is a place of memories—including the animals. From Adelor to Keo, we look back at a few who are no longer with us in a magazine article.

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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!

March 21, 2014
Photo of the Week: March 21

Going up! Baby gorilla Nayembi does a little climbing in our Photo of the Week. Often spotted alongside playmate and half-sister Patty, this 1-year-old female is increasingly active exploring her habitat at Regenstein Center for African Apes.

March 20, 2014
Post from the President--Penguin (and Polar) Plans

The north side of the zoo will get a brand-new look in 2016 as Lincoln Park Zoo unveils immersive new homes for polar bears and penguins, President and CEO Kevin Bell shares. This $22 million effort will inspire natural behaviors--and new views--for two of the zoo's best-loved species.

March 20, 2014
Ape House Asanas

Lincoln Park Zoo is offering a special Parent & Toddler Yoga four-class session this April inside Regenstein Center for African Apes!

March 19, 2014
Help Wrap Up Our Wish List!

We’re just one item short of selling out our entire current Wish List thanks to the generosity of zoo supporters like you. Help us wrap it up!

March 19, 2014
A Walk in the Forest

Towering trees and elephant footprints—Lisa Faust shares what it’s like to walk through the forests of the Goualougo Triangle, an untouched home for gorillas and chimpanzees.

March 18, 2014
ADOPT the Baby Gorilla Girls!

Baby gorilla girls Patty and Nayembi love to play together in hammocks slung high up in their family’s home. You can support them too via a special ADOPT purchase.

March 18, 2014
Playtime for Baby Gorillas

Baby gorillas Patty and Nayembi are getting plenty of play in as they grow at Regenstein Center for African Apes. Curator of Primates Maureen Leahy explains the importance of play for gorilla development.

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