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July 31, 2014
Hillside Haven

Prairie wildflowers provide painterly splashes of color in a recently landscaped hillside garden at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo.

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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
March 16, 2010
Parking Lot Congestion

Field-trip season is upon us and we’d like to remind everyone to plan for the increase in visitors and buses using the parking lot. Please note: The lot is congested during bus drop-offs (9–10 a.m.) and pick-ups (noon–2 p.m.). The lot is most congested on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from late March through early June. We encourage guests to use public transportation when visiting the zoo.

March 15, 2010
Fun For All Campers!

Lincoln Park Zoo Summer Conservation Camp has plenty of options for older campers! Learn how fifth–eighth graders can explore “The Web of Wildlife” and “Nature and You.”

March 11, 2010
Lace Up Your Sneakers

Registration for the United Run for the Zoo is now open. While the race is June 6, you can reserve your spot today. Click here to learn more.

March 9, 2010
Bedtime Buddies Slideshow

Bedtime Buddies at Regenstein Center for African Apes welcomed families to see what the zoo's gorillas and chimpanzees were up to after hours. View a slideshow of the fun!

March 9, 2010
Move Over Howler Monkeys

The lush interior of Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House served as a backdrop for the cover of the March issue of Make It Better magazine.

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