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December 19, 2014
Win a Behind-the-Scenes Tour at the Zoo!

ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank is one big merry-glow-round of illuminated holiday fun. Even more so if you’re the lucky winner of a behind-the-scenes tour at the zoo!

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November 30, 2010
Windows at Wild Things

Lincoln Park Zoo's Wild Things gift shop windows are decorated like winter wonderlands. Check them out during ZooLights.

November 30, 2010
Project ChimpCARE

As Reuters reports, Lincoln Park Zoo's Project ChimpCARE has helped relocate two privately-held chimpanzees into a sustainable home. Learn more about Project ChimpCARE's work to advance chimpanzee well-being in the Fall 2010 issue of Lincoln Park Zoo magazine.

November 29, 2010
Tracking Painted Turtles

Zoo scientists have spent the fall tracking painted turtles at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo. See how researchers follow the diving reptiles with this special Lincoln Park Zoo magazine interactive!

November 29, 2010
Friday Night Lights

Looking to brighten your little ones' ZooLights experience? Let them see what life is like on both poles with our Friday Night Lights Penguin and Polar Bear Parties!

November 29, 2010
One Warm Coat Drive

Lincoln Park Zoo is hosting a coat drive in association with One Warm Coat. Throughout ZooLights (ending Jan.2), we're collecting new or gently used coats to be donated to those in need. On your next zoo visit, donate your unused winter wear at drop boxes within Park Place Café, Regenstein African Journey or Regenstein Center for African Apes. Thanks for your support!

November 22, 2010
Give By Cell

Keep Lincoln Park Zoo free with just your thumb! Text LPZoo to 20222 to give $5 with your cell. Messaging and data rates may apply; see full details at

November 22, 2010
Pathway to Primatology Slideshow

Pathway to Primatology let participants work alongside ape researchers and keepers as they learn about chimpanzee and gorilla behavior at Regenstein Center for African Apes. See them experience ape observation, touch-screen sequencing and termite fishing firsthand.

November 19, 2010
A Call to Care

As we enter the season of giving, we’d like to call on you to remember the wildlife of Lincoln Park Zoo. Your support enables state-of-the-art animal care as well as global conservation efforts and award-winning education programs. Answer our call to care: please consider a year-end gift to Lincoln Park Zoo.

November 19, 2010
Animal Fashions: Cool Coverings Slideshow

Animal Fashion: Cool Coverings lets kids see how exotic attire helps animals survive in the wild. Participants were able to feel firsthand the function behind armadillo plates and snake scales. The kids then finished the fun by making their own designer animal. View the slideshow!

November 19, 2010
Nature Boardwalk Nightlife

A “camera trap” captures a key bit of Nature Boardwalk nightlife - an elusive gray fox prowling the new urban ecosystem.

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