Lincoln Park Zoo

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April 24, 2014
Post from the President—Step into Spring

President and CEO Kevin Bell shares how spring is the perfect time to visit Chicago's free zoo. You can see daffodils and scilla in bloom and watch baby rhino King and baby gorillas Patty and Nayembi explore the outdoors.

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March 5, 2014
Skip the Waiting List

Want to snag a guaranteed spot in the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon? Join our LPZoo 26.2 fundraising team! You’ll enjoy free entry and other benefits—as well as the fun that comes with supporting Chicago’s free zoo.

March 5, 2014
Summer Camp Registration Is Open

Looking for some wild summer fun for your pre-k to eighth grader? Sign them up for a summer camp at Lincoln Park Zoo. Do it soon, though, as spots are filling fast!

March 4, 2014
A Fuzzy Face

A Bolivian gray titi monkey nibbles a treat at the Helen Brach Primate House. These rainforest primates live in small family groups in the trees, feeding on fruits, leaves and the occasional insect.

March 3, 2014
Deep Forest Odyssey

Steve Ross, Ph.D., director of the zoo’s Lester E. Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes, shares another update from a recent expedition to the remote Goualougo Triangle Project field site in the Republic of Congo.

March 3, 2014
That’s a Wrap!

Lincoln Park Zoo’s Member Appreciation Month wrapped up this past weekend.

March 3, 2014
Happy World Wildlife Day!

Lincoln Park Zoo is proud to share the wonders of wildlife—and the importance of conserving it—with millions of visitors every year. This Grevy’s zebra is just one of the many endangered species in our care.

March 2, 2014
Zoo Fun for Toddlers

Children ages 2-3 can connect with the natural world by building, drawing, making music and more at the Pritzker Family Children's Zoo. Our next four-part LEAP: Learn, Explore and Play session starts March 6.

February 28, 2014
Photo of the Week: February 28

We take a behind-the-scenes look at our red kangaroo joey in our Photo of the Week! The growing marsupial, a female, has pretty much hopped her way out of the pouch, although the little one still sticks her head back in to nurse.

February 28, 2014
Summer Opportunities for Teens

Looking for a wild internship, job shadowing or volunteer opportunity for your teen this summer?

February 27, 2014
Post from the President--Zoo Family Planning

President and CEO Kevin Bell shares a video of one of the new baby dwarf mongooses. He also explains how zoos throughout North America work together to carefully plan and care for every new arrival.

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