Lincoln Park Zoo

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April 18, 2014
Photo of the Week: April 18

Black rhino Kapuki and baby King get down for a good wallow in the mud in our Photo of the Week! Thanks to Keeper Cassy Kutilek for the picture.

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March 18, 2014
Playtime for Baby Gorillas

Baby gorillas Patty and Nayembi are getting plenty of play in as they grow at Regenstein Center for African Apes. Curator of Primates Maureen Leahy explains the importance of play for gorilla development.

March 17, 2014
Happy St. Patrick's Day

Hope everyone is enjoying a happy St. Patrick’s Day! The lesser green broadbills at the McCormick Bird House have just the right plumage to mark the occasion.

March 14, 2014
Photo of the Week: March 14, 2014

The eyes have it—in this case, those belonging to the zoo’s adult male black rhino Ricko in our Photo of the Week.

March 14, 2014
Baby Rhino Meets New Milestones

Chewing sticks, stomping in mud wallows and sticking close to mom: baby rhino King is busy behind the scenes at the Harris Family Foundation Black Rhinoceros Exhibit! Curator of Mammals Mark Kamhout gives us all the details in this video update.

March 13, 2014
Post from the President--Explore and Roar

We're all looking forward to summer, but no one more than the zoo educators and Chicago librarians who teamed up this week to develop a citywide Summer Learning Challenge. President and CEO Kevin Bell has the details.

March 13, 2014
Start Your Day the Safari Way

Get your weekend off to an exotic, sunny start on March 22 at Morning Safari: Tour of the Tropics!

March 13, 2014
What’s New with Baby Rhino King?

Over the last six months, baby rhino King has gone from 60 pounds at birth to 600 pounds today! Curator of Mammals Mark Kamhout shares the latest update on the growing rhino, complete with video.

March 12, 2014
Spring Break Camp Is Coming Soon!

Looking for your pre-k to fourth grader to enjoy a wild spring break close to home? Have them spend the week at Lincoln Park Zoo, where our Spring Break Camp will take them on a virtual tour of Africa, learning about everything from hippo habitats to how to spot a klipspringer!

March 12, 2014
VIDEO: Trek to the Goualougo Triangle

Reaching the Republic of Congo’s remote Goualougo Triangle Ape Project field site—home to wild gorillas and chimpanzees—is no walk in the park.

March 11, 2014
Info Session for Teen Summer Programs

Know a teen interested in a zoo career? Don’t miss our info session on teen summer program opportunities at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at the zoo’s Judy Keller Education Center.

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