Lincoln Park Zoo

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August 27, 2014
Saving Smooth Green Snakes

We’re proud to announce the hatchings of nine smooth green snakes! The little insect-eaters came to the zoo as eggs—part of a new conservation partnership aimed at restoring the species to the McHenry County Conservation District.

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July 15, 2010
Click for Conservation

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) is competing for a grant from the Pepsi Refresh Project. With just a few clicks of your mouse and a quick registration, you can help the AZA help animals around the globe. Click here to learn more and vote.

July 14, 2010
Celebrating 50 Years at Gombe

Lincoln Park Zoo is proud to note that today marks the 50th anniversary of Jane Goodall beginning her groundbreaking research at Tanzania's Gombe National Park. Read reflections on 50 years at Gombe (including a story from Lincoln Park Zoo scientist Elizabeth Lonsdorf) and learn more about the zoo's work to preserve Gombe's chimpanzees.

July 14, 2010
A Bet Settled (and Animals Benefit)

Philadelphia Zoo President and CEO Vik Dewan donned a Blackhawks jersey and served visitors Chicago-style hot dogs to settle a Stanley Cup bet with Lincoln Park Zoo President and CEO Kevin Bell. The Philadelphia Zoo will also donate funds to a conservation project to help save birds affected by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

July 13, 2010
Free Fun on the Main Mall This Friday

Lincoln Park Zoo is proud to host the WTTW Readers Are Leaders summer tour! This special event will feature stories and songs from special guest Miss Lori, from Miss Lori’s CAMPUS.

This free performance, taking place on the zoo’s Main Mall, is perfect for families with children in preschool through early elementary school. The first 200 children in the audience will receive a goody bag with a free children’s book.

July 9, 2010
Hot New Lunch Spot!

This weekend, be sure to stop by the Patio at Cafe Brauer for lunch. Our new menu features steak tacos, Chipotle chicken wings and summer salads, along with old favorites.

July 9, 2010
Time-lapse Peoples Gas Education Pavilion
July 8, 2010
Early Closing

A reminder: Lincoln Park Zoo closes at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 9 for a fundraising event. We apologize for any inconvenience.

July 8, 2010
Goualougo Triangle Chimpanzee Population Increases by One!

In studying the chimpanzees of the Goualougo Triangle, researcher Dave Morgan manages to catch a new arrival on camera.

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