Lincoln Park Zoo

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April 28, 2015
Slither and Yon

This Mexican lance-headed rattlesnake blends into his exhibit at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House.

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March 6, 2015
Photo of the Week: March 6, 2015

Tree’s a charm for the zoo’s male leopard, Taza, in our Photo of the Week.

March 6, 2015
Take a Whack at Piñatas for the Animals

Make edible piñatas and other nutritious treats for the zoo’s animals at our next all-ages Animal Enrichment Workshop on Saturday, March 14!

March 6, 2015
Baby Gorilla Is Bella

The baby western lowland gorilla born last Tuesday has a name: Bella. The little one was named to honor a member of the Regenstein family, which has loyally supported Lincoln Park Zoo for decades.

March 5, 2015
Red Panda Peers Down

Red panda‬ Phoenix peers down from the Kovler Lion House in this photo by Assistant Lead Keeper Jill Dignan. Meet him and new mate Leafa in this recent Post from the President!

March 5, 2015
Checking In on the Cute New Arrival

The baby western lowland gorilla born last Tuesday is a week older and still snuggling with mom Bahati. Here are some of our favorite photos of the new arrival, who is thriving under mom’s close care.

March 5, 2015
To Scratch and Be Scratched

A tree in the outdoor habitat at the Kovler Lion House offers lion Sahar a nice scratching post—and a place to scratch his ears.

March 5, 2015
Blast from the Past

Older Chicagoans may recall that the late Marlin Perkins—host of TV’s pioneering nature program “Wild Kingdom”—was the director of Lincoln Park Zoo from 1944–1962.

March 4, 2015
ADOPT the Baby Gorilla!

Want to celebrate the zoo’s newest arrival? ADOPT the baby gorilla and support care for her entire family!

March 4, 2015
Meet Miyagi

This male snow monkey is the second largest member of the new troop at Regenstein Macaque Forest, weighing in at 25 pounds. He spends nearly all his time with Izumi, the dominant female in the group.

March 4, 2015
Video: Small in the Family

Zoo professionals strongly advise dedicating a moment every day to view short video clips of outrageously adorable baby gorillas. Who are we to disagree?

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