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September 19, 2014
Free “Best in Show” Screening Tonight at the Zoo

The lovely weather is cooperating for tonight’s Zoovies screening of “Best in Show”! The classic canine comedy starts at dusk on the zoo’s beautiful South Lawn.

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August 30, 2014
Researching Dog Populations

In a recent conservation field diary, researcher Mary Beth Manjerovic, Ph.D. discusses Lincoln Park Zoo's work in partnership with Montana's Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Lame Deer, Montana.

August 30, 2014
Inca Tern Chick Arrival

McCormick Bird House's free flight area has a new addition—an Inca tern chick. Although the bird is known for its 'moustache', it hasn't grown in yet for the young chick. Learn more on our New Arrivals page!

August 29, 2014
Photo of the Week: August 29, 2014

For our Photo of the Week, we scavenged a closeup portrait of Bruno, a 27-year-old male cinereous vulture who resides with his mate, Lurch, at the zoo’s Regenstein Birds of Prey Exhibit.

August 28, 2014
Post from the President--A King-Sized Celebration

Baby rhino King turned 1 this week! President and CEO Kevin Bell shares the fun details from his party--and looks at how rhinos in the wild need our help.

August 28, 2014
Free Harry Potter Movie Screening Tonight!

It’s a beautiful day in Chicago—perfect weather for our free outdoor screening of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” on the zoo’s lovely, leafy South Lawn!

August 27, 2014
Saving Smooth Green Snakes

We’re proud to announce the hatchings of nine smooth green snakes! The little insect-eaters came to the zoo as eggs—part of a new conservation partnership aimed at restoring the species to the McHenry County Conservation District.

August 26, 2014
Happy Birthday to King

Baby rhino King turned 1 today at the Harris Family Foundation Black Rhinoceros Exhibit! The growing guy and mom Kapuki enjoyed some outsized enrichment to mark the occasion.

August 25, 2014
Twilight Hop Stop

This Wednesday evening’s Twilight Safari is an ideal opportunity to see the zoo’s red kangaroo family hopping about.

August 25, 2014
Birthday Fun for Baby King

Baby rhino King will celebrate his first birthday tomorrow with some special enrichment at the Harris Family Foundation Black Rhinoceros Exhibit. Join us for the fun at 1:15 p.m!

August 24, 2014
Black-Necked Stilt Chick

McCormick Bird House is excited to welcome a black-necked stilt chick to its existing population of two. While the chick doesn't yet fully resemble its elders, one characteristic is consistent – a long, thin black beak. Learn about other new arrivals at the zoo here.

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