Lincoln Park Zoo

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October 8, 2015
Post from the President--New Chance for Conservation

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September 14, 2015
Your Attention, Please

What’s “vigilance behavior”? Urban Wildlife Institute ecologist Liza Watson Lehrer gets all squirrelly about the term in our latest Chicago Wildlife Watch blog post.

September 11, 2015
Photo of the Week: September 11

Fennec fox Minnie seems to be checking out the camera in our Photo of the Week! This desert predator’s large ears help it to dissipate heat…and detect prey.

September 11, 2015
Free Garden Tour Tomorrow Morning

An iris blooming in September is an uncommon sight. Discover what other surprises the zoo’s gardens offer at tomorrow’s free Second Saturdays Garden Tour.

September 10, 2015
Teenage Wildlife

Eight Chicago high schools are participating in the zoo’s Partners in Fieldwork program this school year.

September 10, 2015
Tails of the City

Sip wine at the zoo at night with urban ecologists sharing wild tails of the city.

September 9, 2015
Happy Hatches for Ornate Box Turtles

26 ornate box turtles hatched at Lincoln Park Zoo and Brookfield Zoo recently, boosting efforts to restore this threatened Illinois species in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

September 9, 2015
A Coyote Huddle

A group of coyotes are among the latest wildlife caught on camera by the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute. “Camera traps” throughout the Chicagoland area help zoo scientists ID which species call the region home.

September 8, 2015
The Heat is On

How does one store and deliver thousands of heat-sensitive rabies vaccines in a wildly fluctuating tropical climate with limited access to electricity?

September 8, 2015
Serengeti Stroll

The zoo’s Serengeti Health Initiative research coordinator, Anna Czupryna, shares this photo of an African elephant with her young calf in Tanzania.

September 8, 2015
Early-Education LEAP Series Starts Soon

The zoo’s popular LEAP nature-play series for kids ages 2–3 resumes in a few weeks—register now to save your space!

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