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May 22, 2015
Stretch into Summer

Feel like stretching into summer with Yoga at the Zoo Presented by Walgreens? Sessions start Wednesday, June 3—pick up a season pass today!

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November 3, 2011
By the Numbers—Naked Mole Rats

There are 49 naked mole rats scurrying through the 12 chambers of their exhibit within Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House. They hustle between rooms with a handful of designations—some spaces are sleeping chambers, others are used for food storage, others as bathrooms. Learn more here.

November 3, 2011
Preparing the Island for Spring

Zoo horticulturists and biologists used a rowboat to check in on the island at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo. Native seeds were spread to enhance this vital refuge for endangered black-crowned night herons.

November 2, 2011
ZooMail Shares What's New

Want to receive all the latest Lincoln Park Zoo news in your inbox? Sign up for ZooMail, our weekly email digest sharing animal updates, program offerings and more!

November 2, 2011
Animal Encounter Today

Join us at Wonder (250 S. Waukegan Road, Deerfield) today from 4:30-6:30 p.m. for a free animal encounter hosted by Lincoln Park Zoo's Education Department.

November 2, 2011
Aardvark Diet Snapshot

What's on the menu for the zoo's aardvark? Find out with our latest Veterinary Services Diet Snapshot!

November 1, 2011
Understanding Urban Wildlife

In an interview with the Encyclopedia Britannica blog, Urban Wildlife Institute Director Seth Magle shares some Chicago wildlife that’s been spotted through the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Biodiversity Monitoring project.

November 1, 2011
Zoo Hours

Happy November everybody! Today Lincoln Park Zoo starts winter hours, meaning that we're open 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (gates stay open until 5 p.m.).

October 31, 2011
Creepy Critters: Dyeing Poison Arrow Frog

Happy Halloween! This Creepy Critters snapshot of a dyeing poison arrow frog marks the end of this year’s spooky series. Read a full account of what makes the species scary (for some)!

October 28, 2011
Pathway to Primatology

Looking to experience Lincoln Park Zoo's great-ape behavioral research firsthand? Sign up for next Saturday's Pathway to Primatology and see how zoo scientists study gorillas and chimpanzees at Regenstein Center for African Apes.

October 27, 2011
Creepy Critters—Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches

Only the males make the titular sound, but both genders are labeled Madagascar hissing cockroaches. And it’s not a traditional hiss like a person or a snake would make. The sound that these insects emit isn’t a vocalization at all, rather the byproduct of air rushing out of tiny holes in the males’ backs. Learn more here.

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