Lincoln Park Zoo

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September 18, 2014
Cleave it for Beaver

The American beavers at the Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo can cut down branches with their teeth, but zookeepers use garden pruners to cut down leafy browse for their daily diets.

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October 19, 2010
What’s Swimming Through the Shallows?
October 15, 2010
Meet, Greet & Shop

Visit Lincoln Park Zoo's Wild Things gift shop on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. to meet a snake, turtle or blue-tongued skink. Free!

October 15, 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.

October 15, 2010
Bird Watching At the Pond
October 13, 2010
Understanding Urban Ecosystems

Urban Wildlife Institute Director Eric Lonsdorf, Ph.D., is quoted in a National Geographic Daily News story on ant diversity in Manhattan.

October 13, 2010
Introducing the Mind of the Chimpanzee

In their first news update, researchers Elizabeth Lonsdorf and Steve Ross explain the origins of “The Mind of the Chimpanzee,” their book exploring the thoughts and emotions of our closest living relative.

October 12, 2010
Caiman Lizard Diet Snapshot

What's on the menu for the zoo's caiman lizards? Find out with our latest diet snapshot!

October 8, 2010
Meet, Greet & Shop


Join us in Wild Wild Things gift shop tomorrow from 2-4 p.m. to meet a Kenyan sand boa, corn snake, turtle, ball python or blue-tongued skink. (If you can't come this weekend, plan to meet an animal at Wild Things on October 17.)

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