Lincoln Park Zoo

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April 23, 2014
ADOPT a Chimpanzee!

The zoo’s support for chimpanzees is vast and multifaceted. You can contribute to these efforts with a special chimpanzee ADOPT gift package.

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March 20, 2014
Ape House Asanas

Lincoln Park Zoo is offering a special Parent & Toddler Yoga four-class session this April inside Regenstein Center for African Apes!

March 19, 2014
Help Wrap Up Our Wish List!

We’re just one item short of selling out our entire current Wish List thanks to the generosity of zoo supporters like you. Help us wrap it up!

March 19, 2014
A Walk in the Forest

Towering trees and elephant footprints—Lisa Faust shares what it’s like to walk through the forests of the Goualougo Triangle, an untouched home for gorillas and chimpanzees.

March 18, 2014
ADOPT the Baby Gorilla Girls!

Baby gorilla girls Patty and Nayembi love to play together in hammocks slung high up in their family’s home. You can support them too via a special ADOPT purchase.

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!

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