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October 8, 2015
Post from the President--New Chance for Conservation

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January 17, 2012
Human Hummingbirds Air Tonight

In mid-August hundreds of people flocked to Lincoln Park Zoo to catch a glimpse of a strange and bewildering sight—a human-sized hummingbird nest being constructed on the zoo’s Main Mall. Three men were attempting to live like hummingbirds for a new television show called Live Like An Animal on the National Geographic WILD channel. The show premieres tonight. Check it out!

January 13, 2012
Massasaugas Take the Season Off

A winter cool down behind the scenes at Regenstein Small Mammal–Reptile House primes endangered eastern massasauga rattlesnakes for spring breeding.

January 12, 2012
ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One Recap

What had 2 million lights, thousands of visitors and six marriage proposals? ZooLights. See the recap here.

January 12, 2012
Black-Crowned Night Herons Stop Over
January 11, 2012
Smart & Soulful Gardening

Looking for new ways to envision your garden for next growing season? Register for a free gardening workshop with Director of Horticulture Brian Houck!

January 10, 2012
And The Winning Name Is...

Freya! The new snowy owl at Lincoln Park Zoo will be named Freya thanks to a landslide of your votes. We appreciate your interest in helping us name this beautiful creature and ask that you come visit her—and all of the animals—at Lincoln Park Zoo. In the meantime, learn more about snowy owls here.

January 10, 2012
Lessons from Lincoln Park Zoo

The Spring 2012 issue of Lincoln Park Zoo magazine will focus on all the ways you can learn in the zoo’s living classroom. What’s the most memorable lesson you’ve gained at the zoo? Post here or email

January 10, 2012
Mystery in the Zoo: Notable Nests
January 9, 2012
Christmas-Morning Coyotes
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