Lincoln Park Zoo

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November 20, 2014
Dueling Deer

Dueling bucks are caught on camera in this pic from the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute. Help our scientists ID the species that call Chicago home by visiting www.chicagowildlifewatch.org!

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August 11, 2010
Yoga at Nature Boardwalk

Adult Hatha Yoga has been extended into September. Sign up today to stretch yourself out at Nature Boardwalk!

August 10, 2010
Explore A New Urban Ecosystem

Enjoy an insider's view of Nature Boardwalk with the latest issue of Lincoln Park Zoo magazine! Browse the full issue online, download a PDF and become a member to receive in-depth zoo news in your mailbox.

August 9, 2010
Cinereous Vulture Case Study

A cinereous vulture has trouble sitting in our latest Veterinary Services Case Study.

August 9, 2010
Nature in the City Teacher Workshop

Teachers: learn how to bring ecology investigations into the K-5 classroom with this week's Nature in the City workshop.

August 6, 2010
Our Little Green Friends

Director of Horticulture Brian Houck profiles some of the new blooms at Nature Boardwalk. Come by this weekend to see which ones you can spot!

August 6, 2010
Readers Are Leaders On Zoo Grounds Today

Join us on the Main Mall today from 10:30 a.m.–noon for the WTTW Readers Are Leaders summer tour! This special event features stories, songs and silliness. This free performance is perfect for families with children in preschool through early elementary school. The first 200 children in the audience will receive a goody bag with a free children’s book. Join us!

August 5, 2010
American Avocet Diet Snapshot

What's on the menu for the zoo's American avocets? Find out with our latest diet snapshot!

August 4, 2010
Bedtime Buddies

Ever wonder how giraffes sleep? Ever wonder what Lincoln Park Zoo’s aardvark is up to at night? Join us at Regenstein African Journey to find out during Bedtime Buddies, when parents and children ages 3–10 are invited to put on their pajamas and experience life in Africa while getting to know some of the animals. Bedtime Buddies is September 3...just a month away! See more details or register here.

August 4, 2010
Ready For Takeoff!

Juvenile black-crowned night herons are getting ready to take to the air! Learn more with this Nature Boardwalk update from Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt.

August 3, 2010
Zoos in the News

Crain's Chicago Business profiles the planning that goes into running Chicago's world-class zoos. See how Lincoln Park Zoo CEO and President Kevin Bell and Brookfield Zoo CEO and President Stuart Strahl manage their wild institutions.

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