Lincoln Park Zoo

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April 23, 2014
ADOPT a Chimpanzee!

The zoo’s support for chimpanzees is vast and multifaceted. You can contribute to these efforts with a special chimpanzee ADOPT gift package.

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May 14, 2010
Leading the Way in Goualougo
May 13, 2010
Help Us Run

Want to participate in United Run for the Zoo but hate jogging? We’re seeking volunteers for the June 6 race. We can use helping hands for registration, greeting competitors and cheering for runners at the finish line and at the kids’ area. Shifts begin at 6 a.m. All volunteers park for free and receive a Run for the Zoo shirt. If you’d like to participate, contact volunteer@lpzoo.org. Thanks—we’ll see you on race day!

May 12, 2010
From Tanzania to Lincoln Park Zoo

Gombe Field Officer Juma Baanyiqwa shares his experience with the zoo's Ecosystem Health Training Project. Juma and three peers from Tanzania came to Lincoln Park Zoo for three weeks to study conservation practices that will bolster their work in the field.

May 12, 2010
Studying the Urban Ecosystem

The Chicago Tribune shares how scientists in the zoo's Urban Wildlife Institute are mapping wildlife throughout the Chicago region. By studying the movement of raccoons, coyotes, skunks and more, the researchers will develop strategies to prevent conflict between people and wildlife.

May 10, 2010
Chunde in the Windy City

Chunde Biggambo, a Tanzanian field officer for the zoo-led Serengeti Health Initiative, came to Chicago for three weeks of conservation training through the Wildlife Without Borders program. Read about his experience on the zoo's Serengeti blog.

May 7, 2010
Wine and Wildlife: Saving the Serengeti Slideshow

Guests enjoy glasses of wine as they learn how Lincoln Park Zoo is leading efforts to save Africa’s crown jewel: the Serengeti. See the slideshow from Wine and Wildlife: Saving the Serengeti.

May 6, 2010
Yoga for Tots

You’re invited to join us on May 15 for these free, 30-minute yoga classes on the zoo’s Main Mall. The first session (10:30-11 a.m.) is for parents with crawlers. The second session (11:15-11:45 a.m.) if for parents with kids ages 2–5. No registration necessary. Participants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mats.

May 6, 2010
Spring Benefit-Totally Animals 80s

Please join us for The Auxiliary Board of Lincoln Park Zoo’s largest annual fundraiser, Spring Benefit. This year we’re taking you back to the year it all began-1985! So practice your moonwalk and buy your ticket for the summer’s hottest party! Click here to learn more.

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.

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