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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 24, 2014
Cat Nap

Male African lion Sahar takes a cat nap in the shade at Kovler Lion House. Sahar is joined in his exhibit by older female Myra.

August 23, 2014
Mangalitsa Piglet Growing

Farm-In-The-Zoo's young Mangalitsa piglet is getting big very fast since being born this June! The breed of pig is known for its trademark curly fur. See more of the zoo's new arrivals here.

August 23, 2014
Saying Farewell To Anana

On the special occasion of Anana's farewell party, she received watermelon, lettuce, fish and plenty of snow to celebrate. Guests were able to take pictures and write notes to Anana on a banner.

August 22, 2014
Anana Hits the Ice

Polar bear Anana sniffs and smashes an ice sculpture in preparation for tomorrow’s Polar Bear Farewell Party! Join us Saturday, August 23, from 10 a.m.–noon to say goodbye to Anana before she moves to her new home at North Carolina Zoo.

August 22, 2014
Photo of the Week: August 22

Baby white-cheeked gibbon Daxin snuggles with mom Burma at the Helen Brach Primate House in our Photo of the Week. Daxin turned 1 last Saturday; you can see a full slideshow of the party fun here!

August 21, 2014
Post from the President--Parties and Planning

Will Anana return after the new Polar Bear Habitat is complete? President and CEO Kevin Bell explains the intricacies of population planning, sharing how zoos across North American work together to save species.

August 21, 2014
Inside Look

A Henkel's leaf-tailed gecko is starting to shed at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House in this photo

August 20, 2014
Zoovies “Harry Potter” Screening Rescheduled

Attention, wizards and muggles: We’ve decided to cancel tomorrow night’s free Zoovies screening of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” and reschedule it for Thursday, August 28, due to an inclement weather forecast.

August 20, 2014
Marking a Milestone

In case you missed it--we were happy to celebrate our 100,000th like on Facebook this weekend with a little extra enrichment for African lion Sahar! Thanks to everyone who follows along to support Lincoln Park Zoo's mission of conservation, education and care.

August 19, 2014
Still Summer Sounds at the Patio

The Patio at Café Brauer is the perfect place to close out summer. There’s delicious food, a gorgeous pondside view and live jazz and classical performances select nights until September 11!

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