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July 29, 2014
Who’s That?

Baby gorilla Patty looks for herself in a bit of mirrored enrichment at Regenstein Center for African Apes. Thanks to Zookeeper Amy Martens for the photo!

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July 21, 2010
Differentiating Dragonflies and Damselflies
July 20, 2010
Special ADOPT Packages

Looking for a special gift this summer? Consider a special ADOPT package from Lincoln Park Zoo. Select a Nature Boardwalk or Standing's day gecko package and give the gift that gives twice—once to the recipient and once to the animals. Learn more or purchase an ADOPT.

July 20, 2010
Sokwe wapo (The chimps are here!)
July 19, 2010
Milk the Moment at Lincoln Park Zoo

Coming to Lincoln Park Zoo on Friday? Stop by Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House to sample milk drinks and partake in the “Milk the Moment” contest to win cool prizes, including a trip to San Francisco for dinner with celebrity chef Tyler Florence. Pose for a milk-mustache photo to take home with you. This free event runs 1–3 p.m. & 6–8:30 p.m. (during Jammin’ at the Zoo).

July 19, 2010
Click for Conservation

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) is competing for a grant from the Pepsi Refresh Project. With just a few clicks of your mouse and a quick registration, you can help the AZA help animals around the globe. Click here to learn more and vote.

July 16, 2010
Zoo Ball: Rock & Roar Recap

The Chicago Sun-Times has a recap of the Women’s Board’s fabulous fundraiser, Zoo Ball 2010: Rock & Roar, which raised $820,000 for Lincoln Park Zoo.

July 15, 2010
Meet the Murres

Here’s one of four common murre chicks to hatch this year at the Kovler Penguin/Seabird House. The new arrivals hatched June 25; this picture was taken 10 days after they emerged from the egg.

The four new arrivals represent the most fruitful breeding season for common murres at the zoo. Each pair was recommended to breed by common murre population manager Christine Fuehrmeyer, who is a lead keeper at the zoo.

July 15, 2010
Giant Water Bug Nymphs
July 15, 2010
Click for Conservation

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) is competing for a grant from the Pepsi Refresh Project. With just a few clicks of your mouse and a quick registration, you can help the AZA help animals around the globe. Click here to learn more and vote.

July 14, 2010
Celebrating 50 Years at Gombe

Lincoln Park Zoo is proud to note that today marks the 50th anniversary of Jane Goodall beginning her groundbreaking research at Tanzania's Gombe National Park. Read reflections on 50 years at Gombe (including a story from Lincoln Park Zoo scientist Elizabeth Lonsdorf) and learn more about the zoo's work to preserve Gombe's chimpanzees.

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