Lincoln Park Zoo

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October 30, 2014
Post from the President--Two New Litters

President and CEO Kevin Bell announces the zoo's newest arrivals: four dwarf mongoose pups at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House and seven Mangalitsa piglets at the Farm-in-the-Zoo. See all the details!

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September 5, 2014
Photo of the Week: September 5

A red kangaroo looks ready to jump in our Photo of the Week! These Australian herbivores can leap as far as 30 feet and hit speeds of up to 35 miles per hour while hopping across the outback.

September 5, 2014
The Zoo Goes to the Dogs

If your pampered pooch scoffs at Busy Bee chew toy imposters, or you know why Fred Willard probably shouldn’t judge your dog, you won’t want to miss tonight’s free outdoor Zoovies screening of “Best in Show”.

September 4, 2014
A Community Census

Researcher Rachel Santymire returns to Montana to experience the Northern Cheyenne Powwow and survey the community about how free-roaming dogs impact local health.

September 3, 2014
Kalsang Developing Fast

Young Sichuan takin Kalsang is developing fast at the Antelope & Zebra Area—but he still likes to nuzzle up with mom or mess around with older brothers Xing Fu and Mengyao.

September 2, 2014
Ready to Run

An ostrich poses at the zoo’s Kovler African Savanna. Long legs help this flightless bird species reach speeds of up to 40 miles per hour!

August 31, 2014
Golden-Breasted Starling

A golden-breasted starling perches on a tree branch and shows its metallic blue wings inside the Free Flight Area of the McCormick Bird House. This species is from eastern Africa and lives in groups of up to a dozen.

August 31, 2014
Best In Show Zoovies

Next Friday, September 5 the zoo will be hosting a free screening of "Best In Show" for our latest Zoovies event. Food and beverages will be available for purchase and the show begins at dusk.

August 30, 2014
Researching Dog Populations

In a recent conservation field diary, researcher Mary Beth Manjerovic, Ph.D. discusses Lincoln Park Zoo's work in partnership with Montana's Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Lame Deer, Montana.

August 30, 2014
Inca Tern Chick Arrival

McCormick Bird House's free flight area has a new addition—an Inca tern chick. Although the bird is known for its 'moustache', it hasn't grown in yet for the young chick. Learn more on our New Arrivals page!

August 29, 2014
Photo of the Week: August 29, 2014

For our Photo of the Week, we scavenged a closeup portrait of Bruno, a 27-year-old male cinereous vulture who resides with his mate, Lurch, at the zoo’s Regenstein Birds of Prey Exhibit.

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