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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 McCormick Bird House. This species is from eastern Africa and lives in groups of up to a dozen.

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July 19, 2014
Newborn Swan Goslings
The zoo is very excited to have six new swan goslings join the Waterfowl Lagoon recently.
July 18, 2014
Photo of the Week: July 18, 2014

Sichuan takin brothers Xing Fu and Mengyao spar with their strong, curled horns in the zoo’s Antelope & Zebra Area in our Photo of the Week.

July 18, 2014
See Our Favorite Sights of Summer

The latest issue of Lincoln Park Zoo magazine features our favorite Sights of Summer, everything from Peeking Behind the Scenes to Cool Close-Ups. Check it out for free!

July 17, 2014
Happy Birthday, Mruko!

Mruko, an elderly serval who lives at the Kovler Lion House, was treated to a surprise birthday party today.

July 15, 2014
Free Outdoor Movies at the Zoo!

Zoovies—our free outdoor summer movie series—starts Thursday, July 24! Check out the full schedule.

July 15, 2014
Summer Sounds at the Patio Tonight

Classical guitarist Gabriel Dictu will be performing at tonight's Summer Sounds at the Patio from 5:30-7:30. Stop by for the music, delicious eats and the beautiful pondside view.

July 14, 2014
Back in the Field to Save Black-Footed Ferrets
July 14, 2014
Midsummer Night’s Scene

The beavers at the Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo are mainly nocturnal, becoming more active after the zoo closes for the day. But you’ll see them stir during our next Twilight Safari on Wednesday, July 23.

July 13, 2014
Playful Patty

Baby gorilla Patty is so playful she uses both her hands and feet to have fun. Patty and the rest of Kwan's gorilla troop can be found at Regenstein Center for African Apes.

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