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October 2, 2015
From the Lab to the Reservation

Saving the black-footed ferret from extinction requires cutting-edge science technology, extensive field work and ongoing collaboration between communities and conservationists.

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October 5, 2011
Pathway to Primatology Demonstration Slideshow

Educator Jaclyn Peterson visited the Lincoln Park Apple Store Sunday for a hands-on demonstration of how the zoo uses their technology to research great-ape behavior. See a slideshow and learn how you can step into a scientist’s shoes with our Pathway to Primatology program!

October 4, 2011
Autumn Animal Photography Giveaway

Win a free spot in our October 15 Autumn Animal Photography class by submitting your best Lincoln Park Zoo shot to the zoo’s Flickr group. The winner will be selected October 12.

October 3, 2011
Migratory Bird Profile: Pied-Billed Grebe

Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt spots a pied-billed grebe at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo. This migratory visitor has been here all week, refueling for the journey ahead.

October 3, 2011
Got a Halloween costume idea in mind?

Spooky Zoo Spectacular is October 22. Free family fun at Lincoln Park Zoo! Go here to learn more.

September 30, 2011
Pathway to Primatology

Looking to gain experience as a primatologist? Pathway to Primatology provides an in-depth opportunity to work alongside ape researchers and keepers as they learn about chimpanzee and gorilla behavior at Regenstein Center for African Apes. Go here to learn more.

September 30, 2011
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September 30, 2011
Celebrating Seniors - Guam Micronesian Kingfishers

We close our month of Celebrating Seniors by looking at the zoo’s Guam Micronesian kingfishers. They may not be geriatric, but these endangered birds have 52 grandkids between them!

September 30, 2011
Mystery in the Zoo: Cold-Blooded Creatures?

Are reptiles really cold-blooded? First and second graders can gather hands-on clues and help zoo educators crack the case on October 8.

September 29, 2011
Great Apes, Great Books

On Monday, a group of librarians from Chicago Public Libraries gathered at Lincoln Park Zoo's Regenstein Center for African Apes to witness the chimpanzees and gorillas interact with piñata “books” such as “Gorillas in the Mist” and “The Origin of Species.” This special event was the beginning of partnership with Chicago Public Libraries that will include the installation of zoo-related mini-exhibits at libraries in Pilsen, Little Village, Bronzeville, Hyde Park and Woodlawn.

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