Lincoln Park Zoo

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July 25, 2014
Feeling Minnesota

Mason Fidino, a researcher with the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute, is in a North Star state of mind.

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June 13, 2014
Welcome to Bloom Town

Rise and shine this weekend with our Second Saturdays Garden Tour! The free walkabout, led by a zoo horticulturist, begins at the Nature Boardwalk kiosk next to Café Brauer and runs from 10–11 a.m.

June 13, 2014
Photo of the Week: June 13

Baby rhino King displays a nice layer of mud after an outdoor wallow in our Photo of the Week. Be sure to visit this growing guy—and mom Kapuki—at the Harris Family Foundation Black Rhinoceros Exhibit soon!

June 13, 2014
Playing Around

Kids acting up during your Lincoln Park Zoo visit? We’ve got just the solution: Kids Summer Theater on select days all summer at the zoo!

June 12, 2014
Veterinary Care and Vintages

Ever wonder how the zoo’s vets and animal care staff are able to ensure the health and well-being of hundreds of animals?

June 12, 2014
Explore and Roar with the Summer Learning Challenge!

Parents, have your kids signed up for the Rahm’s Readers Summer Learning Challenge at Chicago Public Library? Our educators teamed up with Brookfield Zoo to develop “Explore and Roar,” eight weeks of fun animal activities!

June 11, 2014
We’re in the Mood for Indigo

You ain’t been blue ’til you’ve had that false indigo. But if you want to cheer up with a view of this beautiful prairie plant flowering at the zoo, you’d better hurry.

June 11, 2014
The Modern Sounds Tonight at Locally Sourced

Join us for a beautiful view and excellent local art and produce, live music and Lagunitas beer specials at tonight's Locally Sourced at the Patio! The fun runs from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

June 11, 2014
Rising Nashville Star to Perform at the Zoo

Country songstress Jana Kramer shares the bill with Kristian Bush of Sugarland at our Jammin’ at the Zoo concert on Thursday, June 26.

June 11, 2014
Paddling on the Pond

Have you seen the trumpeter swan cygnets swimming on the Hope B. McCormick Swan Pond yet? The four new arrivals are easy to spot on the water—with mom and dad generally keeping a close watch.

June 10, 2014
Free Live Bands Every Wednesday at the Patio

Come hear some great local bands from 5:30–7:30 p.m. every Wednesday night throughout the summer at the zoo’s Locally Sourced at the Patio series.

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