Lincoln Park Zoo

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November 25, 2014
See Yourself in Lights

Selfie photo-op settings don’t get any better than ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank—which opens this Friday, November 28, at 5 p.m.!

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October 24, 2014
Wine & Wildlife: 10 Years of Amazing Ape Care

For 10 years Regenstein Center for African Apes has enabled cutting-edge care for gorillas and chimpanzees through innovative exhibit design.

October 23, 2014
Spooky Zoo Spectacular is This Saturday!

Spooky Zoo Spectacular is this Saturday from 11 a.m.–2 p.m.! The forecast calls for beautiful fall weather and a kaleidoscopic pageant of incredible costumes.

October 23, 2014
BBC One Highlights High-Tech Heart Care for Chimpanzees

Lincoln Park Zoo’s veterinary team is among the leaders in using internal EKG monitors to keep tabs on chimpanzee cardiac care. This clip from BBC One’s “Operation Wild” shares the high-tech approach to health.

October 23, 2014
Heads Up on Local Wildlife

Zoo biologist Liza Watson Lehrer offers a “heads up” on local wildlife, explaining how an animal’s head posture reflects its sense of risks in its environment.

October 23, 2014
’Roo, ’Roo, ’Roo for the Home Team

The zoo’s red kangaroos are among the amazing animal athletes kids will learn about during our Veterans Day Zoo Camp on Tuesday, November 11.

October 22, 2014
Nayembi's Journey

As Nayembi gets ready for her second birthday, Curator of Primates Maureen Leahy shares how the growing gorilla recovered from an injury as a baby—and is thriving with her family today!

October 21, 2014
That's a Mouthful!

A pied tamarin enjoys a leafy treat in the treetops of the Helen Brach Primate House. These acrobatic primates are endangered in their native Brazilian rainforest.

October 20, 2014
As Easy As Azizi

Documenting a gorilla’s growth spurt needn’t necessitate measuring tape—as Curator of Primates Maureen Leahy points out in her latest blog post.

October 17, 2014
Photo of the Week: October 17

Have you seen the Chacoan peccaries at the Antelope & Zebra Area yet? As our Photo of the Week shows, their shovel-like snouts are good for digging up roots in the dry Gran Chaco region they call home.

October 17, 2014
Win a Thomas & Friends Model Train Set!

Hobbyist alert! Want to win a Thomas & Friends train set made by legendary model train maker Lionel Trains? Here’s some locomotivation.

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