Lincoln Park Zoo

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September 18, 2014
Post from the President--Sharing Care

Developed by our experts, the ZooMonitor app offers a high-tech way to keep tabs on the zoo’s animals. Now, thanks to a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, we'll share it with zoos across the country. President and CEO Kevin Bell has the details.

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August 7, 2014
Post from the President--Stretching into the Sky

Construction continues on the zoo's west end, but Regenstein Macaque Forest is starting to resemble a real exhibit, President and CEO Kevin Bell shares. Get the latest on this future home for Japanese snow monkeys.

August 7, 2014
New Summer Additions

Waterfalls, new gardens and a thriving prairie ecosystem—summer has brought some significant changes to zoo grounds! Read about the exciting new additions here.

August 6, 2014
Relax at the Pond with Locally Sourced

Want to make the most of what remains of summer? Join us Wednesday nights from 5:30–7:30 p.m. at the Patio at Café Brauer for Locally Sourced, featuring local music, local art, local produce and drink specials from Lagunitas Brewing Company!

August 6, 2014
Behind The Scenes

Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes to make Lincoln Park Zoo so special? From feeding to training, we highlight the details here.

August 5, 2014
Ready for an Adults Night Out?

No kids. No crowds. Strolling among exhibits with a beer or glass of wine in hand. Sound fun? Join us this Friday, August 8, for Adults Night Out, an evening at the zoo just for grownups!

August 4, 2014
Catching Some Zs
Our growing Mangalitsa piglet enjoys a nice snooze next to mom at the Farm-in-the-Zoo in this post From a Curator!
August 3, 2014
Expert Zoo Care

Every zoo resident requires unique attention depending on its age and condition. See how zoo veterinarians resemble small-town doctors in caring for this wild community.

August 3, 2014
Baby Rhino Enrichment

Baby rhino King is pictured here with a large ball — just one of the several pieces of enrichment in his exhibit, where he lives alongside mom Kapuki. They can be found on the north end of Regenstein African Journey.

August 2, 2014
Animals in Their Prime

Babies can draw the biggest crowds at the zoo, but animals in their prime, such as lions, black bears and De Brazza’s monkeys, have plenty of interesting behaviors to highlight as well.

August 2, 2014
Grevy's Zebra Cools Off

A female zebra drinks from her pond to cool off at the Antelope & Zebra Area. Native to eastern Africa, this species spends most of its time roaming open grasslands and desert.

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