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January 30, 2015
Photo of the Week: January 30

African lion Sahar runs through his outdoor exhibit in our Photo of the Week. Besides exercise, the 5-year-old big cat can count on a special “hot rock” to stay warm in the snow. (He can always head inside too!)

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January 15, 2015
Winter Fun at the Farm

Given the cold of late, who isn’t looking forward to getting outside this weekend? We have the perfect place for winter fun—the ice-skating rink at the Farm-in-the-Zoo. Rent skates for $5 or bring your own; admission is $5.

January 15, 2015
Horns Vs. Antlers

What’s the difference between horns and antlers? Which type of headgear does the male waterbuck at the zoo’s Antelope & Zebra Area sport?

January 14, 2015
MLK Day Zoo Camp Takes Flight Monday

Kids got cabin fever? Sign ’em up for the zoo’s MLK Day Zoo Camp, which takes flight with a bird activity theme on Monday, January 19.

January 14, 2015
All-Weather Feathers

Think birds are frail? Temps in the teens don’t ruffle trumpeter swans one bit as this recent photo shows.

January 12, 2015
Studying Apes with "Mind Games"

Asking gorillas to sequence objects on a computer touch-screen is just one way zoo scientists study how our closest cousins think. Learn about “Mind Games” in the latest article from Lincoln Park Zoo magazine.

January 9, 2015
Photo of the Week: January 9

A cotton-top tamarin slurps up a tasty grape in our Photo of the Week! Native to Colombia, this arboreal species is endangered in the wild due to habitat loss and the illegal pet trade.

January 9, 2015
Kestrel Close-Up

Here's a close-up #FromACurator of American kestrel House at the Pritzker Family Children's Zoo. It shows off one of his two good sides!

January 8, 2015
Post from the President--Warm in Winter

Chicago is gripped in another Arctic blast, but the zoo's animals are nice and cozy. President and CEO Kevin Bell offers an inside look at cold-weather care.

January 7, 2015
Little Gorilla Excited for Snow!

It’s cold in Chicago, so caregivers brought in some snow for little gorilla Nayembi to play with at Regenstein Center for African Apes. Watch her dig into the chilly treat!

January 6, 2015
Snow Day for Nayembi

Some seriously cool enrichment today as little gorilla Nayembi enjoys some snow brought in by caregivers. #FromACurator

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