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November 26, 2014
Ice Skating at Lincoln Park Zoo Starts Friday!

Get ready to glide! Ice Skating at Lincoln Park Zoo opens for its second season at noon on Friday, November 28.

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November 5, 2014
Register for Veterans Day Zoo Camp

Kids in preK–fourth grade who dream of having super powers can marvel at those on display in the animal kingdom at our first Veterans Day Zoo Camp on Tuesday, November 11.

November 4, 2014
What Caught Her Eye?

Our puma peers down from her perch at the Kovler Lion House. Found throughout North and South America, these powerful predators stalk and ambush prey including deer and other mammals.

October 31, 2014
Photo of the Week: October 31, 2014

A member of the Sichuan takin herd sizes up a pumpkin at eye level in our Photo of the Week!

October 31, 2014
Halloween Fun for the Animals

To get a head start on Halloween, we offered the animals pumpkins to play with! See species from fruit bats to dwarf mongooses enjoying the edible enrichment with this special slideshow!

October 30, 2014
Post from the President--Two New Litters

President and CEO Kevin Bell announces the zoo's newest arrivals: four dwarf mongoose pups at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House and seven Mangalitsa piglets at the Farm-in-the-Zoo. See all the details!

October 30, 2014
Winter and Spring Break Camp Registration Open to Public

Registration for our Winter Break Camp and Spring Break Camp is now open to the public and Lincoln Park Zoo members at individual and household levels.

October 29, 2014
We Still Need Help IDing Chicago Wildlife!

Which species are sniffing around Chicago’s backyards and wild places? Help zoo scientists ID 1 million photos of local wildlife, including this coyote, at!

October 28, 2014
Focus on Fall

Amazing animals and fall foliage are making for stunning views throughout the zoo! Thanks to guest Josh Mellin for sharing this colorful snapshot of African lion Sahar.

October 27, 2014
It Sure Beats Counting Sheep

Want to spend the night in an ape house? Adults with children ages 5–12 can sign up for our next Sleepover with the Animals and unroll their sleeping bags next to the gorilla and chimpanzee exhibits at Regenstein Center for African Apes!

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