Lincoln Park Zoo

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June 29, 2015
Caterpillar Close-Up

Five years after its opening, Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo continues to offer a refuge to people and wildlife alike, including this black swallowtail caterpillar climbing a golden alexander wildflower.

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June 13, 2011
From Lemons to ADOPT

Last August, Dahlia and Jonah Matanky hosted a lemonade stand during the Dearborn Garden Walk. They advertised the fact that proceeds were earmarked for charity, which helped them raise more than $150.

Fast forward to this spring, when the tykes rode their bikes from their Old Town home to donate their earnings to Lincoln Park Zoo. “We love the zoo and our kids have a real affinity for the animals,” said mom Aviva, a longtime zoo member.

June 10, 2011
How Many Spots?
June 10, 2011
Join the Tour Tomorrow

Join Lincoln Park Zoo’s horticulture department on Saturday for a free look at how they keep the grounds beautiful and blooming. New plants and new areas will be highlighted each month as they blossom with the seasons. Through September, the second Saturday of every month—10 a.m. Free—meet at the information kiosk at the Patio at Café Brauer!

June 9, 2011
Support the Sights and Sounds of Summer!

Keep Lincoln Park Zoo free and open to all—and support our amazing animals—with a donation to the Annual Fund.

June 9, 2011
Special Delivery

ABC 7's Frank Mathie profiles the zoo's attentive European white stork parents. Take a look.

June 9, 2011
Polaroid Mystery

Think you can solve the Polaroid mystery? Go here.

June 8, 2011
Animal Meet-and-Greet Today!

Join us in Wild Things gift shop every Wednesday (1–2 p.m.) and the last Saturday and Sunday of each month (3–4 p.m.) for animal meet-and-greets. Learn fascinating information zoo animals and get up close and personal with some of your favorite species. Get a sneak peek here.

June 7, 2011
Tutaonana Tena (Until We See Each Other Again)
June 7, 2011
Did You Run Sunday?

If the answer is yes, look for your photo in this album. If you didn't run, check out the fun you missed during Sunday's United Run for the Zoo. Go here to see the album.

June 6, 2011
Grevy's Zebra Case Study

A limping Grevy’s zebra receives his diagnosis in the latest Veterinary Services Case Study.

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