Lincoln Park Zoo

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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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April 6, 2012
Where Are the Bunnies?

As some families get ready for the Eastern Bunny, Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt gives us an update on the wild rabbit population at the zoo!

April 6, 2012
Members-Only Morning

Want to wake up with the zoo? On April 21, Lincoln Park Zoo members can join us for exclusive members-only access and activities!

April 6, 2012
Phil Collins on Safari?!

Seeing elephants, giraffes and other wildlife during an education outreach trip to Niger reinvigorated educator Katie Hawkins’ passion for educating visitors about conservation.

April 5, 2012
Getting Ready to Say Goodbye

Play dates and favorite treats—President and CEO Kevin Bell shares how keepers are preparing for gorilla moves and invites you to a goodbye party.

April 4, 2012
An Honored Guest

Last week Lincoln Park Zoo was honored to welcome Ambassador Maman Sidikou of the Republic of Niger and Maurice Weaver of the Global FoodBanking Network.

April 4, 2012
Young Scientists on Safari

Third and fourth graders got to step into the shoes of zoo scientists with last week’s Scientists on Safari program. Here they match photos of domestic dogs taken a year apart—the same task biologist Anna Czupryna undertakes for her vaccination study in the Serengeti!

April 2, 2012
Wild Trivia Bonus Round

Think you know Lincoln Park Zoo's animals from stripe to scale? Test your zoo IQ with this online all-animal quiz from Lincoln Park Zoo magazine! (Flash Required)

April 1, 2012
The Case of the Missing Ears

The first keepers at the farm this morning discovered most of the goats were missing their ears! What happened? And is the rabbit next?

The Farm-in-the-Zoo's LaMancha goats naturally lack external ears.

Keepers at the Farm-in-the-Zoo arrived today to find nine of 11 goats missing their ears!

March 30, 2012
Discovery of a New Species of Rabies Virus

The discovery of a new rabies virus reinforces how a Lincoln Park Zoo-led vaccination campaign protects wildlife in the Serengeti. Director of Tanzanian Programs Felix Lankester shares the update from the field.

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