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May 29, 2015
Photo of the Week: May 29

Baby snow monkey Obu cuddles with mom Ono in our Photo of the Week! The little guy, who hits the 1 month mark Tuesday, is starting to venture off on his own a bit, although Ono will likely continue to carry him through his first year of life.

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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.

April 22, 2015
More Milestones for Baby Gorilla

Here’s another close-up on baby gorilla Bella from Assistant Lead Keeper Janice McNernie. The little gorilla, who hits the 2-month mark Friday, is starting to get some “tummy time” in her habitat.

April 21, 2015
Five Years of Urban Wildlife Biodiversity Monitoring

From coyotes to chipmunks, the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute has mapped the Chicago ecosystem for five years now. Director Seth Magle shares some discoveries—as well as big plans ahead.

April 21, 2015
Helping Hyenas

Time for a nap? Scientist Anna Czupryna shares this shot of hyenas cooling off in Serengeti National Park. A Lincoln Park Zoo-led vaccination campaign protects these predators from diseases like rabies and distemper.

April 20, 2015
Anything Left?

2-year-old gorilla Patty eyeballs two “puzzle feeders” for any gelatin she may have missed. Having the apes exercise their minds and fingers for treats is one tactic to keep them active and engaged.

April 20, 2015
A Very Special Evening Presentation

Don’t miss this Thursday night’s special Wine & Wildlife presentation: Designing a Home for Snow Monkeys.

April 20, 2015
Similar Seasons a Globe Apart

In terms of temperature, Chicago is a match for the snow monkeys’ native home in Japan. Both habitats have steamy summers and snowy winters, making the macaques at home here in all four seasons.

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

April 17, 2015
Photo of the Week: April 17

A close look at baby gorilla Bella shows two tiny teeth in our Photo of the Week! Thanks to Assistant Lead Keeper Janice McNernie for the pic of the 7-week-old.

April 17, 2015
Become a Long-Running Zoo Supporter

Want to support the zoo and snag a guaranteed spot in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon? Join the LPZoo 26.2 marathon team today! But hurry—the deadline to join is noon on Tuesday, April 21.

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