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November 27, 2015
The Lights Start Shining Tonight!

We're flipping the on switch for ZooLights Presented By ComEd​ and PowerShares QQQ at 4:25 p.m. today! Join us for an evening of free, spectacular fun.

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May 16, 2012
Plentiful Perennials

Looking for a garden class that makes learning about plants easy? Use Lincoln Park Zoo as your living classroom for our three-part series on Plentiful Perennials!

May 15, 2012
What It’s Like to Look for Rattlesnakes

Scientist Kristine Schad shares what it’s like to look for eastern massasauga rattlesnakes on their home turf—part of the zoo effort to conserve the species.

May 14, 2012
Help Make United Run for the Zoo a Success

We're looking for special volunteers the morning of June 3 to help with race registration, pick-ups, the finish line and more. If you're an early riser age 16 and up, come lend a hand!

May 13, 2012
Happy Mother’s Day!

To celebrate the occasion, we’re highlighting one of the zoo’s top moms, Bolivian gray titi monkey Delasol. She’s had eight offspring at the Helen Brach Primate House!

To honor Bolivian gray titi monkey Delasol on Mother’s Day, keepers put together some sweet treats for her and her group.
May 11, 2012
Free Garden Tour Saturday

Tomorrow's free Second Saturday Garden Tour will feature highlights like this doublefile viburnum near Foreman Pavilion. To join us, meet at the information kiosk at the Patio at Café Brauer at 10 a.m.

May 11, 2012
Fullerton Closing on Saturday

Planning to visit this weekend? Please note that Fullerton Avenue will be closed from Halsted Street to Lake Shore Drive from 7–10 a.m. on Saturday for a fundraising run/walk for Children’s Memorial Hospital. As a result, the zoo parking lot will not be accessible during this time and travel times may be delayed.

May 11, 2012
Post from the President—Rounding Up Rattlesnakes

You may not have noticed, but last week featured perfect weather for spotting eastern massasauga rattlesnakes. President and CEO Kevin Bell offers an update from the field, where zoo scientists are working to save this endangered species.

May 11, 2012
Zoo-ologie Is Ready to Roar

On Wednesday guests enjoyed hors d'oeurves, drinks and summer fashion at a Zoo-ologie pre-party sponsored by Lilly Pulitzer and Bloomingdale's. It was a fun warm-up for the Auxiliary Board’s fabulous summer fundraiser—Zoo-ologie—which will feature gourmet food from some of Chicago’s best restaurants on June 1.

May 10, 2012
Welcoming Our First-Ever Red River Hog

The zoo's first red river hog is now roaming the east outdoor exhibit at Regenstein African Journey. A 5-year-old from Columbus Zoo, Lily belongs to Africa's smallest and most colorful swine species.

Learn more with the species fact sheet!

May 10, 2012
Green Films Premiere at Café Brauer

Next Thursday Cafe Brauer will host the Chicago premiere of a series of films celebrating sustainable living—including one featuring Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo. Register before May 15 and receive a $5 discount by using the code “lion.”

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