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January 27, 2015
A Lion-Sized Birthday

African lion Sahar received some special enrichment to celebrate his fifth birthday! Watch the predator pounce on his cardboard gazelle in this special slideshow.

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December 8, 2010
Collaborations in Care
December 8, 2010
America's Great Wildlife Migrations

The red knots at the McCormick Bird House have one of the world's longest migrations in the wild. Every year they travel more than 9,000 miles from the Arctic to the southern tip of South America.

Travel with other great migrations with National Geographic Live's "America's Great Wildlife Migrations" at the Field Museum. Lincoln Park Zoo members can enjoy a member's discount when purchasing tickets; call 312-665-7400.

December 7, 2010
Win Tickets to Bubble Bath

Take the short quiz (it should be easy for zoo lovers). The top score wins two tickets to tomorrow night's party at BIN 36. Go here!

December 7, 2010
See the Lights—Take the Survey
December 3, 2010
Members Giveaway

One Lincoln Park Zoo member can win two free tickets to the Field Museum’s National Geographic Live! lecture on December 14. This Sunday, the first member to make a claim at Gateway Pavilion during ZooLights will get two tickets ($60 value) to America’s Great Wildlife Migrations, featuring National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore. ZooLights starts at 5 p.m.—be ready!

December 3, 2010
Tune In To Zoo Vets

The Lincoln Park Zoo veterinary team will be featured on “Zoo Vets,” which premiers Sunday at 7 p.m. on the Smithsonian Network. This one-hour program, called “Fangs, Flippers and Tusks,” will focus on treatment of the zoo’s meerkat colony and silverback gorilla, Kwan. See a preview!

December 2, 2010
Aungurumapo Simba, Mcheza Nani?

Biologist Anna Czupryna sees the benefit of the zoo’s Serengeti vaccination program firsthand with a feasting pride of lions.

December 1, 2010
Three Generations, One Great Tradition

For the past 50 years, the Karr family has been meeting at Lincoln Park Zoo each Thanksgiving morning. It’s an amazing tradition, though the origin is hardly grand.

“My wife was cooking the meal, our kids were underfoot and she wanted them out of the house,” says Arnold Karr when asked how this ritual began a half century ago, when the young family lived in Chicago. “So I took them over to Lincoln Park Zoo.”

Last Thursday, Arnold and Pat Karr hosted 17 descendents for their Thanksgiving zoo trip.

December 1, 2010
Join the Bubble Bath

Looking for a fun way to support Lincoln Park Zoo? Attend the Bubble Bath at Bin 36 on December 8. Sip champagne and sparkling wine. Nibble snacks selected to complement the bubbly. And do some holiday shopping—wine and champagne will be available to purchase, with 10% of proceeds going to the zoo. And don’t forget to browse the silent-auction table or enter the raffle. Tickets cost $50. Join us.

December 1, 2010
Blue-Winged Teal Makes Stopover at Nature Boardwalk

Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt spots a first-time visitor to Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo.

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