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July 29, 2014
Who’s That?

Baby gorilla Patty looks for herself in a bit of mirrored enrichment at Regenstein Center for African Apes. Thanks to Zookeeper Amy Martens for the photo!

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April 13, 2010
Some Help From the Competition

Biologist Emma Lantz blogs about some friendly competition with dung beetles in the latest Gombe Field Diary.

April 12, 2010
Lace Up Your Sneakers

The United Run for the Zoo is June 6. Registration is now open—sign up before the end of the month to guarantee your spot and save money. Click here to learn more.

April 9, 2010
Malott Family Zoo Intern Program-Registration Closes in One Week

Registration closes in one week for the Malott Family Zoo Intern Program, a unique experience for teens at Lincoln Park Zoo. To learn more, click here.

April 8, 2010
Nature Boardwalk at the Flower Show

Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo may not be open yet, but representatives from the zoo’s Education Department are providing a teaser of the destination to visitors at the Macy’s Flower Show. The floral displays amid the grandeur of Macy's State Street store provide an approximation of what Nature Boardwalk will be—a green oasis in the shadow of skyscrapers. Come say hello and learn about Nature Boardwalk today and tomorrow. Learn more here.

April 6, 2010
Case Study: Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches

Even insects receive expert veterinary care at Lincoln Park Zoo. Learn more with our latest case study: Madagascar hissing cockroaches.

April 6, 2010
Earth Day at Lincoln Park Zoo

Celebrate Earth Day with us on April 17 & 18. Fun, free activities for all. Animals to get pinatas for enrichment. Click here to learn more.

March 31, 2010
Project ChimpCARE in the Chicago Sun-Times

Today's Chicago Sun-Times has an article on Project ChimpCARE. This important new initiative aims to assess the status of chimpanzees living in the United States, with the long-term goal of developing sustainable housing with appropriate care for all chimpanzees.

 Learn more with our Lincoln Park Zoo project page or at ChimpCARE.org.

March 30, 2010
Sichuan Takin Diet Snapshot

What's on the menu for the zoo's Sichuan takin? Find out with our latest Diet Snapshot!

March 25, 2010
Should Chimpanzees Be Kept As Pets?

Tune in Sunday at 9 p.m. (CST) to Animal Planet’s “Fatal Attractions,” which explores exotic “pet” ownership. Lincoln Park Zoo’s primate-behavior expert Steve Ross contributes to this special that highlights the dangers of private chimpanzee ownership. Ross is the leader for Project ChimpCARE, a newly created non-partisan initiative committed to improving the wellbeing of chimpanzees and opening the lines of communication between disparate groups to achieve this goal. Learn more here.

March 24, 2010
New Arrival: Francois' Langur
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