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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 12, 2014
Green Tree Python

Spotting a green tree python in its exhibit isn’t easy. As our Field Note explains, these reptiles possess an incredible ability to blend into the elements—and ambush prey from above.

July 12, 2014
White-Cheeked Baby Gibbon

Juvenile white-cheeked gibbon Daxin is growing fast at the Helen Brach Primate House.

July 11, 2014
Photo of the Week: July 11

A baby joey peeks out of the pouch—and over mom—in our Photo of the Week. The little one, whose gender is still undetermined, is the third joey for the red kangaroo mob at the Antelope & Zebra Area.

July 11, 2014
One Fine, Feathered Wish List

We admit we’re winging it here. This month’s Wish List—which lets you provide extra amenities and treats for the zoo’s animals—is strictly for the birds.

July 10, 2014
Post from the President--Growing Joeys

There's a new joey jumping at the zoo's Antelope & Zebra Area, President and CEO Kevin Bell shares. A member helped pick the perfect name, Jack, but it looks like this new arrival may soon have company.

July 10, 2014
Life is a Cabernet

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could stroll through Lincoln Park Zoo’s beautiful gardens on a summer evening with a glass of wine in hand? Well, you can.

July 9, 2014
The Northside Southpaws Play Locally Sourced at the Patio Tonight

Want to enjoy the perfect weather after work? Stop by the Patio at Cafe Brauer for tonight's Locally Sourced at the Patio, which features local produce, music from the Northside Southpaws, art by Weener Ware, Helen Tsatsos and Tina Dixon and beer specials from Lagunitas Brewing Company!

July 9, 2014
Tickle Your Free Flight Fancy at Lincoln Park Zoo

Hope B. McCormick Curator of Birds Sunny Nelson introduces us to some colorful tropical species for ComEd’s “Coolest Summer Ever Forever” Instant Win Game & Sweepstakes.

July 8, 2014
Exclusive Goose Island Ale at the Zoo

Goose Island Brewery’s Boardwalk Blue—a golden ale infused with fresh blueberries—is exclusively available this summer at The Patio at Café Brauer at Lincoln Park Zoo!

July 7, 2014
Join the Rahm's Readers Summer Learning Challenge

Twins Maren and Phoebe McChesney use Adelor for support as they complete an ethogram exercise from the Rahm’s Readers Summer Learning Challenge. This year’s theme, “Explore and Roar,” has fun animal activities from Lincoln Park Zoo and Brookfield Zoo educators.

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