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Post from the President--New Chance for Conservation

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February 2, 2012
Groundhog Field Update One

Zoo scientists Liza Lehrer and Julia Kilgour are checking in with the groundhogs they track for a project studying the outcomes of wildlife relocation. “Looks like groundhog number one has not emerged yet,” Liza reports. “Groundhogs cover their burrow entrances with leaves while they are hibernating.”

February 2, 2012
Groundhog Q&A on Facebook and Twitter

Have groundhog questions for Groundhog Day? Post them on the zoo's Facebook or Twitter page, and expert Liza Lehrer answer them throughout the day as she checks in from groundhog field sites throughout the region!

February 2, 2012
Happy Groundhog Day!

Happy Groundhog Day! But why do people think groundhogs can predict the weather? Scientist Liza Lehrer gives us an introduction to the species and explains how Lincoln Park Zoo monitors them to better understand how to manage human-wildlife conflict.

February 1, 2012
New Arrivals Update

At today reminds us, loss is an unfortunate part of life at a living institution. But departures are balanced by new arrivals, such as these crested wood partridge chicks born January 7. Learn about them and other new animals.

February 1, 2012
Lincoln Park Zoo Bids Sad Farewell to King of Urban Jungle

Lincoln Park Zoo is saddened to report that animal care staff made the difficult decision to euthanize Adelor, our geriatric male African lion, due to progressively deteriorating health and quality of life. The Lincoln Park Zoo family is saddened by this loss. A memorial page has been set up in his honor, where Adelor fans and friends of the zoo are welcome to leave comments, share memories, or express condolences to caregivers who are especially affected by his loss.

February 1, 2012
Waiting Out Winter

How do American toads survive cold winters? By burrowing beneath the frost line. Learn more about the warty amphibians' hibernation habits with a special feature!

January 31, 2012
Looking for the Perfect Valentine's Day Gift?

Present your loved one with a Cuddly Creatures ADOPT package! Each Valentine’s Day ADOPT package includes a cuddly plush animal, a personalized certificate of ADOPTion, an animal fact sheet, a magnetized photo frame and a special photo of your animal. Go here to learn more.

January 30, 2012
Studying Stress in Rwanda’s Gorillas
January 27, 2012
CareerBuilder Update

Yesterday a number of media outlets reported Lincoln Park Zoo’s displeasure with CareerBuilder’s plan to air commercials featuring chimpanzees during the Super Bowl. More coverage is planned, including a WGN radio interview with Assistant Director of the Lester E. Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes Steve Ross, Ph.D., scheduled for Monday morning.

January 27, 2012
Starting Seeds: Inviting Spring Inside

Want to give your garden a healthy head start? Sign up for Starting Seeds on February 18!

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