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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 10, 2012
Stork Chicks Arrive in Time for Mother’s Day

At Regenstein Birds of Prey Exhibit, the birds that are fabled for bearing little bundles of joy have welcomed chicks of their own. Make a Mother’s Day trip to spot the tiny European white storks in the massive stick nest at the west side of the exhibit.

See all the zoo's new arrivals!

May 9, 2012
Lion Sahar Surveys His Surroundings

New lion Sahar continues to grow more comfortable in his exhibit. Here he climbs atop one of the rocks for the first time. Thanks to Lead Keeper Anthony Nielsen for the footage!

May 9, 2012
1 Millionth Dose

Packs of African wild dogs roam Serengeti National Park once more! In an update from Africa, scientist Felix Lankester shares the impact of the zoo-led campaign to vaccination 1 million dogs against disease.

May 7, 2012
Attract Wildlife to Your Garden

Hummingbirds are drawn to the nectar of the columbine flower, whose downward-hanging petals dissuade bees. Learn more about the secrets of Wildlife-Friendly Gardening from our experts this Saturday!

May 4, 2012
The Sheep Are Ready for Summer!

It was haircut day last week for the sheep at the Farm-in-the-Zoo. All four got their summer trims and shed their long winter wool.

Expert hands help the sheep said goodbye to long winter wool.

The sheep display their new looks after the shearing was done.
May 4, 2012
Register for United Run for the Zoo

Can running past lions and African wild dogs push you to a personal best? You won’t know unless you sign up for the June 3 United Run for the Zoo!

May 3, 2012
Ready to Roar

Sahar makes an appearance outdoors at the Kovler Lion House. Have you been able to spot the new arrival?

Thanks to Lead Keeper Anthony Nielsen for sharing the photo taken by Seasonal Educational Volunteer Coordinator Mando Tejeda!

May 3, 2012
Sahar Steps Out

Lead Keeper Anthony Nielsen shares this video of new lion Sahar exploring the top habitat at the Kovler Lion House for the first time.

May 3, 2012
Something Special for Mom

Looking for a perfect Mother's Day gift? Roar your love with a Lion ADOPT from Lincoln Park Zoo!

May 3, 2012
Green Living Project Chicago Film Premiere

Join us at Café Brauer for the Chicago premiere of a series of films celebrating sustainable living. Among the movies making their local debuts is one highlighting Lincoln Park Zoo’s efforts to create a green ecosystem in the heart of Chicago with Nature Boardwalk. Lincoln Park Zoo members receive a $10 discount: use the code GREENFILM LPZ.

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