Lincoln Park Zoo

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April 18, 2014
Photo of the Week: April 18

Black rhino Kapuki and baby King get down for a good wallow in the mud in our Photo of the Week! Thanks to Keeper Cassy Kutilek for the picture.

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January 30, 2014
Post from the President--Birthday Boys

The cold may still be on everyone’s mind, but we’d like to focus on fun instead! President and CEO Kevin Bell offers birthday updates for male lion Sahar and Sichuan takin calves Xing Fu and Mengyao.

January 29, 2014
Make Yourselves at Home

Make yourselves at home for “Home Sweet Habitat”, the theme of our next Second Saturdays Showcase program on February 8.

January 28, 2014
Member Appreciation Month Starts Saturday!

February is Member Appreciation Month at Lincoln Park Zoo! Besides the great perks members receive year-round, we’re offering special activities and benefits throughout the month.

January 28, 2014
Welcoming Committee

The zoo’s Guest Relations Volunteers aren’t super heroes. But as public-service multitaskers at an institution that attracts more than 3 million people every year they might do more good than Superman and Wonder Woman combined.

January 27, 2014
Closing Early for the Cold

Due to the weather, Lincoln Park Zoo will close at 3 p.m. on Monday, January 27 and Tuesday, January 28. Also, Wild Things Gift Shop, Regenstein Small Mammal–Reptile House, Regenstein African Journey and the McCormick Bird House will be closed to visitors those days.

January 24, 2014
Photo of the Week: January 24

Baby rhino King takes a sip behind the scenes at Regenstein African Journey in our Photo of the Week.

January 23, 2014
Post from the President--Why Primates Live Longer

President and CEO Kevin Bell shares that primates are adapted to burn half the calories of other mammals, a new research finding that may explain why we mature slower and live longer.

January 22, 2014
Bear Hugs for Valentine’s Day

Box of chocolates? Been there. Flowers? Done that. This Valentine’s Day surprise your sweetheart with a wildly unique gesture: a polar bear ADOPT gift package from Lincoln Park Zoo!

January 21, 2014
How Are the Animals Paired Up?

Amur tigers enjoy the solitary life, gorillas prefer social groups, but every pairing is carefully planned by experts. Read how zoo scientists plan social groups.

January 17, 2014
Photo of the Week: January 17

A dwarf crocodile peers up from its pool at Regenstein Small Mammal–Reptile House in our Photo of the Week. In the wild, this endangered predator feeds on crabs, frogs, fish and the occasional small mammal that wanders too close to the water.

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