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November 24, 2015
Gobble, Gobble!

Here’s a little-known fact you’ll gobble-gobble up: wild turkeys live in the Chicago area.

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May 25, 2012
Soak Up the Most Scenic Alfresco Dining in the City

For unique alfresco dining options, it's hard to top the Patio at Cafe Brauer and Cafe at Wild Things, both of which open this holiday weekend at Lincoln Park Zoo. The Patio looks out toward Nature Boardwalk's scenic pond habitat and the dramatic city skyline while Cafe at Wild Things offers views of nearby lions and gray seals.

May 25, 2012
A Sora Stops Off

Coordinator of Wildlife Management Mason Fidino shares a March sora spotting at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo. This secretive water bird is often identified by its distinctive call.

May 25, 2012
Planning the Future for Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnakes

Researchers didn’t just look for wild eastern massasauga rattlesnakes during a recent meeting in Michigan. They also decided which zoo snakes would breed in the coming year, as scientist Joanne Earnhardt shares.

May 25, 2012
Short Film Featuring Lincoln Park Zoo

From seeing chimpanzees against the Chicago skyline to reintroducing smooth green snakes to the wild, sustainable filmmakers Green Living Project share how Lincoln Park Zoo promotes wildlife and conservation in the heart of the city.

You can also watch a video recap of the Green Living Project’s Chicago premier, hosted at Café Brauer on May 17.

May 24, 2012
Don't Miss the Premier Social Event of the Spring

Join the party June 1 for Zoo-ologie! Hosted by the zoo’s Auxiliary Board, the gala benefits Lincoln Park Zoo, helping to feed the animals, maintain exhibits and continue the zoo’s education initiatives. Guests have exclusive access to zoo grounds while enjoying cocktails, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, music and dancing under the stars!

May 24, 2012
Swing into Summer

In his newest post, President and CEO Kevin Bell announces the start of the summer season at Lincoln Park Zoo. Get ready for longer hours, al fresco eats and new arrivals!

May 24, 2012
Run to Benefit Chicago's Free Zoo

Summer weather have you wanting to lace up your running shoes? Get in a wild workout—and benefit Chicago’s free zoo—by signing up for United Run for the Zoo on June 3!

May 23, 2012
Healthy Hearts for Chimpanzees

Just like people, chimpanzees are vulnerable to heart disease. Lincoln Park Zoo’s veterinarians are leading an exciting new project that uses implanted heart monitors to keep an eye on chimpanzee cardiac health.

May 22, 2012
A View from the Lab

What do researchers do when they have a rattlesnake in hand? Lisa Faust shares the details from her fieldwork in Michigan.

May 21, 2012
Mama Na Watoto (Mother and Children)
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