Lincoln Park Zoo

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May 29, 2015
Meet Obu!

Thanks to your votes, we have a name for the baby snow monkey at Regenstein Macaque Forest: Obu! The three-letter choice took in 37 percent percent of the 2,197 votes, besting Osaka, Okuchi, Otsu and Obihiro respectively.

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April 28, 2015
Slither and Yon

This Mexican lance-headed rattlesnake blends into his exhibit at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House.

April 27, 2015
Sights of Spring

Want to believe winter is finally behind us? Just check out the cherry blossoms joining the spring bloom at Lincoln Park Zoo!

April 27, 2015
Looking Out
One of our Flemish giant rabbits, neatly framed by a log at the Farm-in-the-Zoo. #FromACurator
April 27, 2015
Welcome to the Herd

Who’s that? Our Sichuan takin herd checks out a new addition, crafted by our Volunteer Enrichment Group to celebrate calf Kalsang’s first birthday last week.

April 24, 2015
Spring Skyline

The view from the Lester E. Fisher Bridge is one of our favorites…and it’s thankfully starting to show signs of spring! Come see for yourself this weekend.

April 24, 2015
Photo of the Week: April 24

Baby gorilla Bella hits the two-month mark today! As our Photo of the Week shows, she’s getting plenty of love from family members, including big sister Patty.

April 24, 2015
See the Animals Rip Apart Piñatas!

We’re giving fun, edible piñatas to the animals this Saturday and Sunday as part of our annual Earth Day-related Party for the Planet!

April 24, 2015
Zoo’s Head Vet Profiled in Chicago Tribune

Kathryn Gamble, D.V.M., the zoo’s Dr. Lester E. Fisher Director of Veterinary Medicine, was recently profiled in a Chicago Tribune article.

April 23, 2015
A "Twin" Takin for a Big Birthday

Today was Sichuan takin Kalsang’s first birthday, and he received a cardboard “twin” as a present. As often happens, though, big half-brother Xing Fu took over the extra enrichment…eating it for good measure.

April 22, 2015
Conserving Wildlife for Earth Day

This Earth Day, see how zoos—including us—are conserving wildlife with this open letter from Dr. Cristian Samper, President and CEO of the Wildlife Conservation Society.

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