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April 18, 2014
Photo of the Week: April 18

Black rhino Kapuki and baby King get down for a good wallow in the mud in our Photo of the Week! Thanks to Keeper Cassy Kutilek for the picture.

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February 18, 2014
The Nest is Yet to Come

Nesting season isn’t that far off! Learn how you can help the fairy bluebirds and other feathered friends at the McCormick Bird House with their homemaking preparations.

February 18, 2014
Summer Camp Is Coming!

Open registration for zoo summer camps begins March 5, but Safari-level members and above can sign up starting tomorrow! Not a member but want to secure a spot? Upgrade today.

February 17, 2014
Brazzaville: Gateway to the Goualougo Triangle

As he waits to visit wild chimpanzees and gorillas, zoo researcher Steve Ross reflects on how the tumult of Brazzaville differs from the refuge of the Republic of Congo’s Goualougo Triangle.

February 15, 2014
Visiting the Puerto Rican Parrots

Bumpy roads and temperature-sensing "eggs"--Hope B. McCormick Curator of Birds Sunny Nelson shares highlights from her recent trip to Puerto Rico, where Lincoln Park Zoo is helping to conserve one of the most endangered birds on Earth.

February 14, 2014
Photo of the Week: February 14

Crowned lemur Nuru at the Helen Brach Primate House enjoys a sweet red treat in our Photo of the Week! Native to Madagascar, this species' non-Valentine's Day diet includes fruits, leaves and the occasional insect.

February 14, 2014
Member Appreciation Month Continues

Throughout February, all members enjoy free parking and extra discounts—a sign of our appreciation for your support! This Saturday you can also enjoy an inside look at our pygmy hippos with a special keeper chat at Regenstein African Journey.

February 14, 2014
Sweet Treats for Valentine’s Day

To celebrate the holiday, our animal care experts offered the gorillas at Regenstein Center for African Apes some special treats. Watch mom Bana and baby Patty enjoy gelatin hearts...although Patty has to get her own!

February 13, 2014
Make a Date with Skates

So long, polar vortex—hello, outdoor winter activities! With temps finally on the upswing it’s a perfect time to enjoy Ice Skating at Lincoln Park Zoo.

February 12, 2014
Congo or Bust

Two zoo research scientists and the curator of primates are trekking to a remote area in the rain forests of the Republic of Congo.

February 12, 2014
Registration Now Open for United Run for the Zoo!

Registration is now open for Lincoln Park Zoo’s 32nd annual United Run for the Zoo! This year’s event—a highlight of the Chicago running calendar—takes place on Sunday, June 1.

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