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July 2, 2015
Red Panda Gives Birth

Want to see how a red panda cub enters the world? Here’s video of female Leafa giving birth to the first of her two cubs in our behind-the-scenes den at the Kovler Lion House. It’s an amazing look at a rarely seen process.

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July 1, 2011
Road to Recovery

Yesterday Lincoln Park Zoo and the Lake County Forest Preserve District reintroduced smooth green snakes to the wild. Learn more about this local conservation effort!

July 1, 2011
Warthog Diet Snapshot

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

June 30, 2011
Alpacas with Mowhawks?

It's true—some of the zoo's alpacas sport mowhawks. Want to learn why? Go here to find out.

June 30, 2011
Zoo Crew in Review

The first group of Zoo Crew participants capped their week at the zoo by making a movie. Photos and narration from the campers sum up what makes Lincoln Park Zoo special. After you watch, learn more about signing your fifth-eighth graders up for a future session of Zoo Crew!

June 30, 2011
Summer Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine

Swing into Summer with the new issue of Lincoln Park Zoo magazine! Learn about new arrivals, daily activities, amazing adaptations and elder statesmen. Download a PDF or read the full issue online.

June 29, 2011
New Life in the Water

Conservation Campers and zoo scientists joined forces to add new life to the water at Nature Boardwalk. Take a look.

June 29, 2011
New Painted Turtles at Nature Boardwalk

Nature Boardwalk received a burst of color yesterday with the introduction of eight new painted turtles. Learn about the new arrivals with Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt.

June 28, 2011
Least Bittern at Nature Boardwalk
June 28, 2011
Turtle Release This Morning at Nature Boardwalk

Join us at 11 a.m. today to see Lincoln Park Zoo Conservation Campers help biologist Vicky Hunt introduce a group of painted turtles to the pond at Nature Boardwalk. If you can't make the morning release, join us for the free educational program Turtle Tracking at Nature Boardwalk daily at 1 p.m.

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