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February 26, 2015
Ice Skating at the Zoo Ends this Weekend!

Haven’t made it over to our family-friendly rink at the Farm-in-the-Zoo yet? You’ve only got three more days to glide!

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December 19, 2014
Photo of the Week: December 19

Puma Bexookee gets into the holiday spirit in our Photo of the Week! Piñatas from our expert Volunteer Enrichment Group engage the animals—and encourage natural behaviors.

December 18, 2014
Hoppy Holidays to You

Hoppy holidays are on tap at Louis Glunz Beer’s holiday brew stop during ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank.

December 18, 2014
Photo Slideshow: Wild Chimpanzees in Uganda

Meet Zig, an inhabitant of the Budongo Forest Reserve in northwest Uganda. The male chimpanzee, who lost his right eye in a dominance battle with another male, is in his late teens but appears much older due to the general hardships of life in the wild.

December 17, 2014
Tag, You’re It! (Or Are You?)

The plot thickens—along x and y axes—in the latest project launched by the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute.

December 17, 2014
Ticket to Glide

Ice Skating at Lincoln Park Zoo glides on at the Farm-in-the-Zoo throughout the holiday season—and actually, all the way to March 1.

December 17, 2014
Wings, Paws and Claws

A tiger’s paw, bat’s wing and monkey’s nimble fingers handle different tasks…but they’re all adapted from the same basic building blocks. Learn more with our latest article from Lincoln Park Zoo magazine.

December 16, 2014
Donate to the ZooLights Coat Drive!

We’re seeing some fine winter apparel fashions on display at ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank. But if you have any new or gently used coats, hats, scarves or gloves you could do without, here’s a warm and fuzzy idea: drop them off at our annual ZooLights coat drive!

December 16, 2014
Be Green for Goodness’ Sake

Looking for a one-of-a-kind zoo souvenir? The Mold-a-Rama machine at the Helen Brach Primate House has replaced its green gorilla with Santa Claus for the season!

December 15, 2014
Support Lincoln Park Zoo with a Gift Today

Did you know it costs $65,000 every day to care for the zoo’s animals—and keep Lincoln Park Zoo free? In this season of giving, support Chicago’s free zoo with a gift of any amount at

December 15, 2014
On the Trail with Wild Chimpanzees in Uganda

Earlier this year, Lincoln Park Zoo keeper Leslie Lurz traveled to Uganda’s Budongo Forest Reserve, home to nearly 700 wild chimpanzees. She shares her amazing experience in words and photos.

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