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August 31, 2014
Golden-Breasted Starling

A golden-breasted starling perches on a tree branch and shows its metallic blue wings inside the free flight area of McCormick Bird House. This species is from eastern Africa and lives in groups of up to a dozen.

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August 14, 2014
Polar Bear Farewell Party

Anana will soon move to another zoo as we build a new, state-of-the-art Polar Bear Habitat. Join us August 23 for a Polar Bear Farewell Party! Sign a farewell banner, see Anana enjoy icy enrichment and learn about the species with special polar bear chats.

August 13, 2014
Special Parking for Chicago Air & Water Show Weekend

Planes will soon be flying overhead, meaning it's time for our annual reminder about special parking rates for the Chicago Air & Water Show!

August 13, 2014
Talkin' Takins on a Twilight Safari

Join us Wednesday, August 27 for an exclusive after-hours stroll with zoo experts. Visit the Sichuan takins and other hoofstock at the Antelope & Zebra Area and take in the prairie blooms of Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo.

August 12, 2014
Free Harry Potter Movie Screening

Seems hard to believe 13 years have passed since the first Harry Potter movie came out. But, come on, do Hogwarts, Dumbledore, Quidditch matches, three-headed dogs and invisibility cloaks ever get old?

August 12, 2014
Happy World Elephant Day!

We join zoos around the world in celebrating this amazing species. Visit 96elephants.com to learn how you can help conserve them in their native range.

August 11, 2014
Sign Up for Zoo Fun This Fall

Looking for your kids to learn—and have fun—this fall? Sign them up for an education program at Lincoln Park Zoo! Toddlers can enjoy outdoor play with LEAP, older kids can join us for holiday camps and families can Sleepover with the Animals.

August 10, 2014
Sand Cat Rests

A sand cat rests at the zoo's Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House. The species is known for its long whiskers and excellent digging ability.

August 10, 2014
World Lion Day

In honor of World Lion Day, here's a photo of Sahar finding a spot in the shade and showing his impressive mane. Sahar lives alongside older female Myra at Kovler Lion House.

August 9, 2014
Patty Enjoys Enrichment

Baby female gorilla Patty plays with some enrichment next to mom at Regenstein Center for African Apes. The two are part of Kwan's gorilla troop at the zoo.

August 9, 2014
Challenge Your Perspective

Challenge your usual zoo perspective as we zoom in on some of the most interesting plants, buildings and animals Lincoln Park Zoo has to offer. 

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