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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February 22, 2012
Growing the Herd

A new Sichuan takin pair is getting to know one another at the Antelope & Zebra Area. Animal care staff hope the familiarity pays off during summer breeding season.

February 22, 2012
Summer Camp Registration Is Now Open!

Lincoln Park Zoo summer camps let 4-year-olds–eighth graders enjoy hands-on learning in Chicago's living classroom. Register your kids today for a wild summer!

February 21, 2012
February Is Member Appreciation Month!

And we’re offering all members free parking and special perks throughout the month. On Saturday kids colored zoo species and signed giant birthday cards for animals with February birthdays.

See all the fun scheduled for next Saturday!

February 21, 2012
Looking at Learning a World Away
February 21, 2012
Summer Camp Open Registration Begins Tomorrow!

Lincoln Park Zoo summer camps give 4-year-olds–eighth graders the chance to enjoy hands-on learning in a living classroom. Open registration begins at 10 a.m. on February 22. Learn more about registering...

February 17, 2012
A Conservation Success Story

In response to the Goualougo Triangle being named a protected area, zoo researcher Dave Morgan looks back at more than a decade studying chimpanzees and gorillas in this pristine forest.

February 16, 2012
A Great Zoo, Thanks to You
February 16, 2012
Protecting a Refuge for Great Apes

By adding the Goualougo Triangle to the national park system, the Republic of Congo has ensured this pristine landscape will remain untouched. As a result, zoo researchers will continue to make groundbreaking discoveries about wild chimpanzees and gorillas for decades to come.

February 15, 2012
A Birthday Fiesta for Baby Sloth Siesta

Happy first birthday to Hoffmann’s two-toed sloth Siesta! This slow-moving youngster celebrated turning 1 year old the day after Valentine’s Day, but chocolates and roses don't interest her.

February 14, 2012
What Does a Vulture Get for Valentine’s Day?

Happy Valentine’s Day! Hope B. McCormick Curator of Birds Colleen Lynch uses the occasion to share how birds woo their mates, from bottle caps for bowerbirds to special sticks for cinereous vultures.

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