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October 6, 2015
Name That Species!

Got some time to kill? Help our Urban Wildlife Institute scientists classify local species on!

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June 7, 2012
Join Us Saturday for a Free Garden Tour

Join our gardeners this Saturday at 10 a.m. for a free look at what’s in bloom throughout the zoo! No registration is necessary for Second Saturday Garden Tours; just meet at the information kiosk at the Patio at Café Brauer.

June 7, 2012
A Moving Tale of Burning Love
June 5, 2012
Café at Wild Things! Roars to Life

We're pretty sure there's only one rooftop restaurant in Chicago overlooking an outdoor lion exhibit: the zoo's Café at Wild Things! Now open daily for the season, it earns bonus points for being a two-star certified green restaurant.

June 4, 2012
Red-Winged Blackbirds Fledging at Nature Boardwalk

Among other wild new arrivals, biologist Mason Fidino has seen red-winged blackbirds fledging at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo.

June 4, 2012
Smooth Green Snake Diet Snapshot

How much does it cost to feed a smooth green snake its daily share of crickets and mealworms? Find out with our latest Diet Snapshot!

June 1, 2012
Forging Cultural Connections

Danielle Suits, the zoo’s education administrative coordinator, recounts her experience serving as liaison to colleagues from the National Museum of Niger Boubou Hama during their visit to Chicago in April as part of the zoo's Community of Conservation project.

June 1, 2012
Tutaonana Mwaka Kesho (See You Next Year!)

Elizabeth Lonsdorf wraps up her last trip to Gombe National Park as director of the zoo’s Lester E. Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes by looking back at how Lincoln Park Zoo has worked to research and conserve wild chimpanzees.

May 31, 2012
Nature Boardwalk Plant of the Week

Today we debut a Plant of the Week series in our blog chronicling Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo. First up: Golden Alexanders.

May 31, 2012
Noisy Nests and New Arrivals

In his latest post, President and CEO Kevin Bell introduces a sunbittern, storks and some of the other 28 chicks that have hatched at the zoo this year. He also provides an update on the new African wild dog pack and lion introductions.

May 31, 2012
Experience the Gardens After Hours with Plentiful Perennials

This June, tour the zoo’s gardens after hours with Plentiful Perennials. Our horticulture experts will change the way you see plants, sharpening your observation skills by focusing on the features of important plant families. After a friendly talk and tour, participants can relax with a free drink at the Patio at Café Brauer.

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