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August 28, 2015
Photo of the Week: August 28

Zookeeper Allycia Darst holds red panda cub Addison for her behind-the-scenes physical in our Photo of the Week! Addison continues to grow in an off-exhibit den with brother Clark and mom Leafa.

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November 25, 2011
Lincoln Park Zoo Saddened to Report Death of Baby Gorilla

Chicago (Nov. 25, 2011) – Lincoln Park Zoo officials are deeply saddened to report the death of the western lowland gorilla baby born on Nov. 16. Animal Care staff found the infant dead this morning still being carried by her mother, Bana.

“This is an extremely sad day for the Lincoln Park Zoo family,” said Megan Ross, vice president of Animal Care. “We have been watching the mother and infant very closely since the birth and felt cautiously optimistic that the baby was healthy and being cared for appropriately.

November 23, 2011
ZooLights Shine Friday

ZooLights kicks off in two days at Lincoln Park Zoo. So enjoy your Thanksgiving tomorrow then join us for visits with Santa, ice-carving, yummy snacks and more than 2 million lights. Free! Go here to learn more.

November 21, 2011
By the Numbers—Bolivian Gray Titi Monkey
November 18, 2011
ZooLights Begin Shining In One Week

We hope you join us for visits with Santa in the wildest spot in town, animals from around the world, live ice-carving, holiday crafts, delicious food, hot spiced wine and unique holiday shopping. Free! Go here to learn more.

November 18, 2011
Zoo Vets Slideshow

Last Saturday, the Zoo Vets program brought third–fourth graders to the zoo to see how our experts in care diagnose and treat exotic animals. See a slideshow of the fun!

November 18, 2011
Shop & Save

Lincoln Park Zoo members get an additional 10% (total of 20%) discount on in-store and online purchases tomorrow through Dec. 4. Go here to browse.

November 18, 2011
Chimps Should Be Chimps - Coming Soon

Chimps Should Be Chimps, a free interactive iPad children’s book, will be available in the App Store on December 1. In this colorful tale, Old Poe and granddaughter Lulu will share how chimps should be free to be themselves, from chimp head to chimp toe!

November 17, 2011
Seahorses Shake Up Population Planning

How do you plan breeding for a species where males incubate eggs and as many as 800 offspring can be produced every two–three weeks? Sarah Long, director of the Population Management Center, offers an inside look at planning for lined seahorses.

November 14, 2011
Wine & Wildlife: Black-Footed Ferrets—Back from the Brink

Lincoln Park Zoo is partnering with Montana's Northern Cheyenne Reservation to continue to bring black-footed ferrets back from the brink of extinction. Learn about the conservation effort--and the amazing community that surrounds it--with this Thursday's Wine & Wildlife: Black-Footed Ferrets--Back from the Brink.

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