Lincoln Park Zoo

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April 17, 2015
Greet Green Thumbs

As trees bud and daffodils bloom, it’s a perfect time to thank our garden volunteers for all the work they do to keep the zoo beautiful. #NationalVolunteerWeek

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March 24, 2015
Seeing the Bright Side

One nice thing about a little snow is that it provides a beautiful backdrop for our trumpeter swan at the Waterfowl Lagoon!

March 24, 2015
Eugene Field of Dreams

Who was Eugene Field? And how does an enchanting, winged woman at the zoo honor his poetic legacy?

March 23, 2015
Test Your Urban Wildlife ID Skills

Can you ID the nocturnal animal in this camera-trap photo taken by the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute (UWI) team?

March 20, 2015
The First Monkey Enters the Touch-Screen Booth

Female snow monkey Mito ventured into Regenstein Macaque Forest's touch-screen booth on the first day it was open! Research Scientist Katie Cronin, Ph.D., shares the exciting milestone for the exhibit's voluntary cognitive research program.

March 20, 2015
Photo of the Week: March 20

Here's a close look at chimpanzee Hank for our ‪ ‎Photo of the Week‬! This big male leads the chimpanzee group at Regenstein Center for African Apes.

March 20, 2015
Ready, Set, Glow

There are four animals in this photo. Can you see them?

March 19, 2015
Flashback: Children's Zoo, 1959

Here's a look at the original Children's Zoo when it first opened in 1959! Read all about the original vision for the striking new facility.

March 19, 2015
One Cool Chameleon

Have you seen our Meller's ‪chameleon‬ Rango yet? Stop by to check him out...he'll keep at least one eye on you! ‪#‎FromACurator‬

March 18, 2015
ADOPT a Snow Monkey!

The snow has receded in Chicago, but the snow monkeys are here to stay. Show your support with a special ADOPT!

March 18, 2015
Eye on Enrichment

What's in there? Puzzle feeders exercise fingers and minds for species like the chimpanzees at Regenstein Center for African Apes.

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