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August 31, 2015
Stilts Side By Side

Our black-necked stilt chick next to mom at the McCormick Bird House. The little one, which hatched August 9, will take on the adults’ black-and-white coloration as it grows.

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January 23, 2012
Did You Know...

That snow leopards use their thick tails like scarves? Or that male and female lynx hunt and sleep together? Or that powerful Amur leopards can carry prey as large as deer up into trees? We'll focus on amazing feline facts like these during Crazy for Cats. Join us!

January 20, 2012
Cuddly Creatures ADOPT

Looking for a heartfelt, unique and wild gift for your Valentine this year? Consider a Cuddly Creatures ADOPT package from Lincoln Park Zoo, featuring a cuddly plush animal, personalized certificate of ADOPTion, animal fact sheet, magnetized photo frame and a special photo of your animal. Go here to learn more.

January 19, 2012
Chimps Should Be Chimps Reader Survey

Have you read Chimps Should Be Chimps, the iPad children’s book developed by Lincoln Park Zoo’s Project ChimpCARE? Let us know what you think—and receive a chance for a free behind-the-scenes tour at Regenstein Center for African Apes—by filling out a short reader survey.

January 17, 2012
"The Wilds of Lincoln Park"
January 17, 2012
Human Hummingbirds Air Tonight

In mid-August hundreds of people flocked to Lincoln Park Zoo to catch a glimpse of a strange and bewildering sight—a human-sized hummingbird nest being constructed on the zoo’s Main Mall. Three men were attempting to live like hummingbirds for a new television show called Live Like An Animal on the National Geographic WILD channel. The show premieres tonight. Check it out!

January 13, 2012
Massasaugas Take the Season Off

A winter cool down behind the scenes at Regenstein Small Mammal–Reptile House primes endangered eastern massasauga rattlesnakes for spring breeding.

January 12, 2012
ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One Recap

What had 2 million lights, thousands of visitors and six marriage proposals? ZooLights. See the recap here.

January 12, 2012
Black-Crowned Night Herons Stop Over
January 11, 2012
Smart & Soulful Gardening

Looking for new ways to envision your garden for next growing season? Register for a free gardening workshop with Director of Horticulture Brian Houck!

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