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April 27, 2015
Sights of Spring

Want to believe winter is finally behind us? Just check out the cherry blossoms joining the spring bloom at Lincoln Park Zoo!

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October 3, 2011
Migratory Bird Profile: Pied-Billed Grebe

Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt spots a pied-billed grebe at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo. This migratory visitor has been here all week, refueling for the journey ahead.

October 3, 2011
Got a Halloween costume idea in mind?

Spooky Zoo Spectacular is October 22. Free family fun at Lincoln Park Zoo! Go here to learn more.

September 30, 2011
Pathway to Primatology

Looking to gain experience as a primatologist? Pathway to Primatology provides an in-depth opportunity to work alongside ape researchers and keepers as they learn about chimpanzee and gorilla behavior at Regenstein Center for African Apes. Go here to learn more.

September 30, 2011
Visit the New Arrivals
September 30, 2011
Celebrating Seniors - Guam Micronesian Kingfishers

We close our month of Celebrating Seniors by looking at the zoo’s Guam Micronesian kingfishers. They may not be geriatric, but these endangered birds have 52 grandkids between them!

September 30, 2011
Mystery in the Zoo: Cold-Blooded Creatures?

Are reptiles really cold-blooded? First and second graders can gather hands-on clues and help zoo educators crack the case on October 8.

September 29, 2011
Great Apes, Great Books

On Monday, a group of librarians from Chicago Public Libraries gathered at Lincoln Park Zoo's Regenstein Center for African Apes to witness the chimpanzees and gorillas interact with piñata “books” such as “Gorillas in the Mist” and “The Origin of Species.” This special event was the beginning of partnership with Chicago Public Libraries that will include the installation of zoo-related mini-exhibits at libraries in Pilsen, Little Village, Bronzeville, Hyde Park and Woodlawn.

September 28, 2011
Northern Map Turtle
September 28, 2011
Pathway to Primatology Mini Workshop

Visit the Lincoln Park Apple Store at 3 p.m. on October 2 to learn how Lincoln Park Zoo uses Apple technology to research great ape behavior. Afterward, try your own hand at observing and documenting animal behavior—just like a zoo researcher!

You can also experience ape-behavioral research firsthand with Pathway to Primatology at Regenstein Center for African Apes on November 5!

September 28, 2011
Urban Wildlife Biologists

Third–fourth graders survey the pond at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo during last Saturday’s Urban Wildlife Biologists program.

The budding scientists found everything from dragonfly nymphs to gilled snails, highlighting the health of this aquatic ecosystem. Click here to see more upcoming youth programs!

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