Lincoln Park Zoo

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January 23, 2015
Snow Monkey Splashing Around

The snow monkeys at Regenstein Macaque Forest continue to explore their new home. Here’s a video of one of the Japanese macaques taking a first splash in the habitat’s hot spring.

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November 20, 2014
Good to the Last Bite

Breakfast was apparently yummy, as this photo #FromACurator shows. You can see the red pandas at the Kovler Lion House.

November 19, 2014
You Can Call Me Ale

Here’s a bright idea: BrewLights Presented by Louis Glunz Beer, Inc. on Wednesday, December 3, from 5:30–9 p.m.

November 19, 2014
Chimpanzee Tool-Use on Camera

Dozens of “camera traps” in the Republic of Congo’s remote Goualougo Triangle let zoo scientists record how chimpanzees use tools in the wild.

November 18, 2014
The Wildest Holiday Gift of All

Celebrate the season with Holiday ADOPT gifts from Lincoln Park Zoo for your animal-loving little ones!

November 17, 2014
Close-Up on Armadillo Claws

A La Plata three-banded armadillo shows off some serious claws in this pic #FromACurator!

November 17, 2014
Video: Meal Time for Meerkats

Mealworms don’t last long in the meerkat exhibit at the zoo’s Regenstein African Journey.

November 14, 2014
Photo of the Week: November 14, 2014

Amare and Mosi—two members of the zoo’s bachelor gorilla group—wrestle with bared teeth in our Photo of the Week. The growing adolescents often engage in such play bouts to test their strengths and build social bonds.

November 14, 2014
Chicago Canine Close-Up

Coyotes, red foxes and gray foxes—zoo research intern Maria Jazmin Rios introduces Chicago’s wild canines, which you can ID with Chicago Wildlife Watch!

November 13, 2014
Post from the President--Polar Bear and Penguin Prep

Demolition is beginning to lay the groundwork for the upcoming African penguin habitat and Walter Family Arctic Tundra. President and CEO Kevin Bell shares the details, along with a look back at the old "Bear Line."

November 13, 2014
More Myra Memories

A throwback photo in honor of female lion Myra. Here she is with cubs Hubert, Milly and Reilly back in 1999.

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