Lincoln Park Zoo

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April 17, 2015
Greet Green Thumbs

As trees bud and daffodils bloom, it’s a perfect time to thank our garden volunteers for all the work they do to keep the zoo beautiful. #NationalVolunteerWeek

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April 2, 2015
Post from the President--Macaque Is Open

Today, after 20 months, $15.5 million and a few practice splashes in the hot spring, the zoo's newest exhibit--Regenstein Macaque Forest--celebrated its grand opening. President and CEO Kevin Bell has all the details.

March 31, 2015

A golden-headed lion tamarin peers out from a tree hollow at the zoo’s Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House.

March 30, 2015
Close and Comfy

Baby gorilla Bella cuddles with mom Bahati at Regenstein Center for African Apes. The 1-month-old continues to grow...and is increasingly good at clinging to mom for short trips across their habitat.

March 27, 2015
Photo of the Week: March 27

Baby gorilla Bella leans back to check out the camera in our Photo of the Week! The little gorilla turned 1 month old on Tuesday.

March 27, 2015
Photo Sleuthing

Is it a ghost? A spirit of the woods? Gusting snow? Can you ID the blurry figure in this photo?

March 26, 2015
Post from the President--Working for a Reward

Chimpanzees will "work" a little harder for a special reward, zoo scientists have found. But how do gorillas respond to a token-exchange system? President and CEO Kevin Bell has the details.

March 26, 2015
Groom Service, Macaque-Style

Two of the zoo’s new Japanese snow monkeys socialize on a sunny (but still snowy) spring day at Regenstein Macaque Forest.

March 25, 2015
Nine Primates Move to Chicago
March 25, 2015
The Eyes Have It

Can you ID the nocturnal animal with glowing eyes in this motion-triggered camera-trap photo?

March 25, 2015
Oh, It's Ono

Female snow monkey Ono was the first to splash in the hot spring at Regenstein Macaque Forest. Meet all the macaques with our special feature!

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