Lincoln Park Zoo

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April 15, 2014
Rhino Bonding

Black rhino calf King shares a strong bond with first-time mom Kapuki—as is clearly apparent in this photo taken by Zoological Manager Laszlo Szilagyi.

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May 6, 2010
Summer Daily Activities

Want to Meet an Animal or learn about Saving the Serengeti? Stop by one of the zoo's daily talks! Click here for a full list.

May 4, 2010
Think Urbanites Can't Have Green Thumbs?

Think again! Lincoln Park Zoo's Container Gardening classes begin on May 16. Experts provide hands-on instruction in creating your own container garden with annuals and perennial flowers, grasses, trailers and more. All gardening supplies will be provided and you can take your container home with you. Click here to learn more.

May 4, 2010
Birthday Bash

JoJo’s gorilla group enjoyed a special celebration to mark some milestone birthdays at Regenstein Center for African Apes. Read more and see the photos!

May 3, 2010
Treat Yourself, Support the Zoo

All this week, Lakeview's Gyood ice cream parlor is donating 20% of their proceeds to Lincoln Park Zoo! Visit them at 2048 W. Belmont or have Gyood deliver a sundae, shake or ice cream sandwich right to your door. How cool is that? Click here to start drooling.

April 30, 2010
A Check-Up Before the Trip Down South

All of the newborn red wolf pups were inspected by Lincoln Park Zoo's veterinarian yesterday, before two of them made the trip to North Carolina for introduction to a wild pack.

April 29, 2010
Join the Cause

We've had a great response to the primate Wish List, where zoo lovers can purchase gifts for animals. For those that would like to contribute to a larger item, the Wish List Cause is a pair of ficus trees for our tamarins and marmosets. Click here to learn about contributing any amount to this special cause. As always, we thank you for your support of Lincoln Park Zoo.

April 29, 2010
Primate Wish List

In light of JoJo and Tabibu's birthday party at Regenstein Center for African Apes, we’ve launched the primate Wish List, enabling fans of the great apes to help support their care and enrichment.
To join in the celebration, we ask that you consider making a purchase from the Wish List. It’s a cool way honor these awesome animals. Take a look!

April 28, 2010
Gorilla Birthday Party

The birthday party for 30-year-old gorilla JoJo and his 18-year-old troopmate Tabibu starts at 2 p.m. Friday. Join us at Regenstein Center for African Apes to wish them a happy birthday and watch them enjoy a pinata cake stuffed with treats. Want to ADOPT the celebrants? Click here to learn how.

April 28, 2010
Hey Runners...Are You Registered?

Early registration for United Run for the Zoo ends on Friday. If you're planning to compete in this highlight of Chicago's running calendar on June 6, register soon to save money and guarantee your spot. Click here to learn more.

April 27, 2010
Understanding Animal Behavior
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