Lincoln Park Zoo

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December 19, 2014
Photo of the Week: December 19

Puma Bexookee gets into the holiday spirit in our Photo of the Week! Piñatas from our expert Volunteer Enrichment Group engage the animals—and encourage natural behaviors.

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November 21, 2014
Post from the President--An Auspicious Anniversary

President and CEO Kevin Bell offers a tribute to the Auxiliary Board as it celebrates its 30th anniversary. See how this young-professionals group does everything from hosting Spooky Zoo Spectacular to raising $6 million to support the zoo.

November 21, 2014
ZooLights Will Be Shining Soon

We’re flipping the on switch for ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank on November 28! Join us this to see the season in lights.

November 20, 2014
Dueling Deer

Dueling bucks are caught on camera in this pic from the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute. Help our scientists ID the species that call Chicago home by visiting!

November 20, 2014
Good to the Last Bite

Breakfast was apparently yummy, as this photo #FromACurator shows. You can see the red pandas at the Kovler Lion House.

November 19, 2014
You Can Call Me Ale

Here’s a bright idea: BrewLights Presented by Louis Glunz Beer, Inc. on Wednesday, December 3, from 5:30–9 p.m.

November 19, 2014
Chimpanzee Tool-Use on Camera

Dozens of “camera traps” in the Republic of Congo’s remote Goualougo Triangle let zoo scientists record how chimpanzees use tools in the wild.

November 18, 2014
The Wildest Holiday Gift of All

Celebrate the season with Holiday ADOPT gifts from Lincoln Park Zoo for your animal-loving little ones!

November 17, 2014
Close-Up on Armadillo Claws

A La Plata three-banded armadillo shows off some serious claws in this pic #FromACurator!

November 17, 2014
Video: Meal Time for Meerkats

Mealworms don’t last long in the meerkat exhibit at the zoo’s Regenstein African Journey.

November 14, 2014
Photo of the Week: November 14, 2014

Amare and Mosi—two members of the zoo’s bachelor gorilla group—wrestle with bared teeth in our Photo of the Week. The growing adolescents often engage in such play bouts to test their strengths and build social bonds.

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