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October 22, 2014
Nayembi's Journey

As Nayembi gets ready for her second birthday, Curator of Primates Maureen Leahy shares how the growing gorilla recovered from an injury as a baby—and is thriving with her family today!

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February 24, 2011
Lend Your Time & Talents

Interested in lending your time and talents to the zoo? Join us for a volunteer-information session to learn about exciting opportunities in areas ranging from gardening to guest-relations to education. Upcoming sessions are the evening of March 1 or the morning of March 5. Go here to learn more.

February 22, 2011
Happy Birthday to a Lincoln Park Zoo Legend!

Join us at Regenstein Center for African Apes this Thursday at 10:30 a.m. to celebrate the 90th birthday of Lincoln Park Zoo legend Dr. Lester E. Fisher. Guests can offer their best wishes with an oversized birthday card as the chimpanzees and gorillas join the fun with a piñata “cake” and “presents. Learn more - and share your birthday wishes.

February 22, 2011
Open Registration for Conservation Camp and Zoo Crew
February 18, 2011
First Thaw

Volunteer Gardening Coordinator Mike Davenport shares the first sightings of spring on zoo grounds. Come by this weekend to see them yourself!

February 18, 2011
Stand Up for Lincoln Park Zoo Today!

We’re asking you and other friends of Lincoln Park Zoo to contact Congress and urge them to vote against the Goodlatte Amendment, which would cut federal funding for zoos and aquariums. Time is short—the vote is soon—so please follow this link to stand up for Lincoln Park Zoo. The process takes about one minute. Thanks.

February 18, 2011
Happy Birthday to a Lincoln Park Zoo Legend!

Dr. Lester E. Fisher—veterinarian, director and fabled friend of the zoo—is turning 90. Celebrate this milestone with him on February 24 at Regenstein Center for African Apes. You can also leave a birthday message online to honor his legacy of conservation and care.

February 17, 2011
Pathway to Primatology

Want to shadow zoo scientists as they study chimpanzee and gorilla behavior at Regenstein Center for African Apes? Sign up for the February 26 session of Pathway to Primatology!

February 16, 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

February 15, 2011
Nangale Vaccination Day

Scientist Anna Czupryna recalls the most recent vaccination day in the Serengeti. By vaccinating domestic dogs against rabies and distemper, the zoo-led Serengeti Health Initiative is protecting the region’s people, pets and predators.

February 15, 2011
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