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March 6, 2015
Baby Gorilla Is Bella

The baby western lowland gorilla born last Tuesday has a name: Bella. The little one was named to honor a member of the Regenstein family, which has loyally supported Lincoln Park Zoo for decades.

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February 6, 2015
Video: Snow Monkeys Explore Their Snowy Home

How did the zoo’s snow monkeys cope with all the snow we’ve had this past week? See for yourself in this video from Tuesday, when the entire troop at the new Regenstein Macaque Forest experienced the powdery aftermath of a bona fide Chicago blizzard!

February 6, 2015
Photo of the Week: February 6

Eurasian lynx sisters Jillian and Mirka nuzzle in the snow in our Photo of the Week courtesy of Assistant Lead Keeper Jill Dignan. These predators have natural “snowshoes” via long, dense hair on the bottom of their feet.

February 6, 2015
Cool Camping for Presidents Day

Looking for something fun for your kids to do on Presidents Day? Have them spend the holiday at the zoo learning all about primates! Register for Presidents Day Zoo Camp Today!

February 5, 2015
Playing in the Pool

It might be frigid outside but you'd never know it watching our Asian small-clawed otters frolicking in their pool at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House! #FromACurator

February 5, 2015
Make a Date with Wine & Wildlife

Our February 12 Wine & Wildlife program has a sweetheart of a theme: the myths of animal mating. Register today to hear four zoo experts set the record straight on wild matchmaking.

February 4, 2015
Snow Sightings

We’ve seen all kinds of species exploring the snow, including the red wolves at the Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo! Did you know that all red wolves today are descended from just 17 wolves rescued from the wild?

February 4, 2015
Register Today to Run for the Zoo!

Open registration has begun for this year’s United Run for the Zoo, which laces up Sunday, June 7! Sign up today to get your spot on the starting line—and support Chicago’s free zoo.

February 3, 2015
Stepping in the Snow

The snow monkeys at Regenstein Macaque Forest lived up to their names today, climbing and leaping through the snow drifts of their new exhibit!

February 3, 2015
A Hornbill Hello

Greetings from our red-billed hornbill at Regenstein African Journey! This African species uses its long bill to gather fruit, seeds and insects.

February 2, 2015
Measuring the Lives of Mountain Gorillas

How do you measure the relationship between a male mountain gorilla and the infants in its group? Start with hormones, zoo scientist Stacy Rosenbaum shares in our latest blog post.

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