Lincoln Park Zoo

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September 19, 2014
Photo of the Week: September 19

A caregiver holds a newly hatched ornate box turtle in our Photo of the Week. This new arrival and 10 of its peers will spend the next year getting a “head start” behind the scenes at the Kovler Lion House before returning to the wild.

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November 12, 2010
A Call to Care

State-of-the-art care for the zoo’s cherished animals—as well as local and global conservation efforts and hands-on education opportunities—is only possible with your help. Answer our call to care: please consider a year-end gift to Lincoln Park Zoo’s Annual Fund.

November 10, 2010
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 www.lpzoo.org/mobilegiving.

November 9, 2010
Great Apes, Groundbreaking Work and Guests

Ever seen a gorilla use a computer? On Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m., gorillas within Regenstein Center for African Apes participate in a cognitive study during which they type sequences on a computer screen. And this enrichment is performed on exhibit, meaning that guests can witness the groundbreaking work while a guest-engagement leader explains what’s happening. We’ve been doing this cognitive study for years, but never before has the public been able to observe. So…observe! Join us any Tuesday or Wednesday and learn alongside the great apes.

November 9, 2010
New Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine

Explore the zoo’s Community of Care with the Fall 2010 issue of Lincoln Park Zoo magazine. Browse the issue online, download it and enjoy web exclusives and bonus material.

November 8, 2010
Standing's Day Gecko Case Study

In our latest Veterinary Services Case Study, see what's behind swelling in one of our Standing's day geckos.

November 5, 2010
Whose Footprints Are These?

Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt IDs a Nature Boardwalk visitor by its tracks. Come by this weekend to see if you can spot any others!

November 4, 2010
Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake Diet Snapshot

What’s on the menu for the zoo’s eastern massasauga rattlensnakes? Find out with our latest Diet Snapshot and then come see the snakes at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House.

November 4, 2010
Animal Fashion: Cool Coverings

Looking for something for the little ones to do on Veteran's Day? Sign them up for Animal Fashion: Cool Coverings, and they’ll see how stripes and scales help animals thrive.

November 3, 2010
Soaring Sunflowers

Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt looks up at the sunflowers at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo.

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