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August 30, 2014
Researching Dog Populations

In a recent conservation field diary, researcher Mary Beth Manjerovic, Ph.D. discusses Lincoln Park Zoo's work in partnership with Montana's Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Lame Deer, Montana.

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September 10, 2010
Life Cycle of an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt tells us about Nature Boardwalk's eastern tiger swallowtail butterflies. Stop by this weekend to see if you can spot one!

September 10, 2010
The Mind of the Chimpanzee

Edited by Lincoln Park Zoo scientists Elizabeth Lonsdorf, Ph.D., and Steve Ross, along with colleague Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Ph.D., the Mind of the Chimpanzee features contributions from 30 of the world’s leading chimpanzee researchers. Exploring topics ranging from tool use to chimpanzee culture, this exciting scholarly volume collects the latest knowledge on our closest living relative.

September 8, 2010
Sleep Under the Skyscrapers Slideshow

With Sleep Under the Skyscrapers, guests pitched tents on the South Lawn and explored the wonders of the zoo after hours. See a slideshow of the fun. When you're done, check out the zoo's upcoming Education programs.

September 7, 2010
Breathe Easy

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, a Lincoln Park Zoo partner, wants to know what you are doing to improve local air quality. Have you switched to compact fluorescent light bulbs? Do you use environmentally friendly cleaning products? Take the brief air-quality survey by September 12.

September 2, 2010
Karibu Serengeti! (Welcome to Serengeti!)
September 2, 2010
Plenty of Summer Left on the Patio

If you haven't yet sipped a cocktail or nibbled a steak taco at the Patio at Cafe Brauer, you have until the end of September to do so. Nestled beside the pond at Nature Boardwalk, this new venue is one of the most serene in the city. Learn more here and note that the coupon is valid through the end of the month. We'll see you on the Patio!

September 1, 2010
Lincoln Park Zoo Mobile

Our new mobile web site lets you plan your Lincoln Park Zoo experience on the go. View a map, get hours and directions, and browse restaurants, shops and more!

August 31, 2010
Dragonfly Metamorphosis In Action

Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt captures a rare photo of a dragonfly mid-metamorphosis.

August 30, 2010
Share Your Photos of Nature Boardwalk

Share your favorite Nature Boardwalk shots by submitting them to the zoo Flickr group with the tag "nature boardwalk." The top shots will be compiled in a slideshow on!

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