Lincoln Park Zoo

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September 17, 2014
Chacoan Peccaries

The Antelope & Zebra Area has welcomed three female Chacoan peccaries! Similar to a pig, this species is endangered in the wild and is named after the area it originates from—the Gran Chaco region of South America. They're so well adapted to their dry climate that even cacti are part of their diet.

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February 15, 2011
How Do You Zoo?
February 14, 2011
Meltdown at Nature Boardwalk
February 11, 2011
Crows in Snow

Crows have maintained a winter presence at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo. Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt spots them gravitating toward open water and displaying seasonal behavior.

February 11, 2011
Last Chance to Share What Makes the Zoo Special

A correction: 5 p.m. today is the deadline to share what makes Lincoln Park Zoo special in Treacy Marketing Group’s “20 for 20” contest! Help us win $20,000 in strategic marketing services by letting them know why they should partner with us.

February 10, 2011
How Do You Zoo?

Looking for something for your kids to do on the Presidents Day holiday? Have them explore how the zoo makes custom homes for our amazing animals with How Do You Zoo!

February 8, 2011
Priority Registration for Conservation Camp and Zoo Crew

Open registration for Conservation Camp and Zoo Crew begins February 22, but you can sign up on February 15 by becoming a member! Visit our Education Programs page for more info on Conservation Camp, Zoo Crew and priority registration.

February 8, 2011
Lincoln Park Zoo Opposes Chimpanzees in Advertisements

Research by zoo scientists shows the use of chimpanzees in advertisements undermines their conservation and care. Learn more at Project ChimpCARE, and let CareerBuilder know what you think of their Super Bowl ad.

February 7, 2011
Give by Cell

Keep Lincoln Park Zoo free with just your thumb! Text LPZoo to 20222 to give $5 with your cell. Messaging and data rates may apply; see full details at www.lpzoo.org/mobilegiving.

February 7, 2011
Share What Makes the Zoo Special

Lincoln Park Zoo is a semi-finalist in Treacy Marketing Group’s “20 for 20” contest. Help us win $20,000 in strategic marketing services by sharing what makes the zoo special! Visit www.treacymarketing.com/20for20 to let them know why they should partner with us.

February 4, 2011
Blizzard at the Boardwalk
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