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October 17, 2014
Photo of the Week: October 17

Have you seen the Chacoan peccaries at the Antelope & Zebra Area yet? As our Photo of the Week shows, their shovel-like snouts are good for digging up roots in the dry Gran Chaco region they call home.

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November 29, 2010
One Warm Coat Drive

Lincoln Park Zoo is hosting a coat drive in association with One Warm Coat. Throughout ZooLights (ending Jan.2), we're collecting new or gently used coats to be donated to those in need. On your next zoo visit, donate your unused winter wear at drop boxes within Park Place Café, Regenstein African Journey or Regenstein Center for African Apes. Thanks for your support!

November 22, 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

November 22, 2010
Pathway to Primatology Slideshow

Pathway to Primatology let participants work alongside ape researchers and keepers as they learn about chimpanzee and gorilla behavior at Regenstein Center for African Apes. See them experience ape observation, touch-screen sequencing and termite fishing firsthand.

November 19, 2010
A Call to Care

As we enter the season of giving, we’d like to call on you to remember the wildlife of Lincoln Park Zoo. Your support enables state-of-the-art animal care as well as global conservation efforts and award-winning education programs. Answer our call to care: please consider a year-end gift to Lincoln Park Zoo.

November 19, 2010
Animal Fashions: Cool Coverings Slideshow

Animal Fashion: Cool Coverings lets kids see how exotic attire helps animals survive in the wild. Participants were able to feel firsthand the function behind armadillo plates and snake scales. The kids then finished the fun by making their own designer animal. View the slideshow!

November 19, 2010
Nature Boardwalk Nightlife

A “camera trap” captures a key bit of Nature Boardwalk nightlife - an elusive gray fox prowling the new urban ecosystem.

November 17, 2010
Bright Friday

They call the day after Thanksgiving "Black Friday," the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. This year a more apt name would be "Bright Friday," since that night—November 26—we flip the switch on ZooLights. If you're not too tired from shopping, stop by Lincoln Park Zoo to marvel at the first glowing of more than 1 million lights. ZooLights is free and open to all!

November 16, 2010
Wild Dog Hammocks?!

Perhaps the most unusual items in the Lincoln Park Zoo Wish List are the hammocks in which the wild dogs snooze. Or maybe the oddest items are the bottles of lotion for goats' hoofs. Perhaps the strangest selection is Bag Balm, which keepers apply to cows' udders. The items in the Wish List are vastly different than the sweaters and socks we give one another each holiday season, and that's a wonderful jars of mustard to a chimpanzee. Go here to learn more about the Wish List or to make a purchase.

November 15, 2010
Bedtime Buddies at the Pritzker Family Children's Zoo
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