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August 20, 2015
Swabbing for Stress

How do you know that Lincoln Park Zoo is making a difference for animal well-being? A positive sign is when one of your researchers earns an award from the Animal Welfare Institute.

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August 20, 2015
Swabbing for Stress

How do you know that Lincoln Park Zoo is making a difference for animal well-being? A positive sign is when one of your researchers earns an award from the Animal Welfare Institute.

August 5, 2015
A Sweet Baby Sloth

Sloths are notoriously slow, but we’ve been fast to welcome the newest arrival at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House, a baby sloth born July 25!

July 16, 2015
Prioritizing Primate Welfare

Occasionally, it’s our responsibility to call attention to unfortunate events outside the zoo that warrant greater public scrutiny—or, in this case, cessation altogether.

July 9, 2015
Polar and Penguin Progress

After spending spring celebrating the opening of Regenstein Macaque Forest—and the arrival of baby snow monkey Obu—summer brings our focus back to what’s next for Lincoln Park Zoo.

July 1, 2015
Red Panda Cubs!

Ready for something adorable? Then you’ll be thrilled to hear that the red panda pair at the Kovler Lion House has welcomed two cubs.

June 11, 2015
Hatch and Release

An ornate box turtle release isn’t necessarily the most dynamic wildlife reintroduction. While other species dash or flap away into their new homes, ornate box turtles are true to type, exhibiting a slow stroll to cover.

May 21, 2015
Understanding Urban Wildlife

To many people, “urban wildlife” still sounds like a contradiction in terms. But as this week’s International Urban Wildlife Conference showed, the concept is inspiring impressive research around the globe—and highlighting the resilience of nature.

May 15, 2015
Saving Animals from Extinction

Everyone who loves animals wants to save them from extinction. But zoos are in a unique position to actually do it.

May 4, 2015
A Baby Snow Monkey

When Regenstein Macaque Forest opened last month, we were proud to share every feature designed to make our new Japanese macaques feel at home. Today I’m happy to announce some cute proof of their comfort: a baby snow monkey.

April 2, 2015
Regenstein Macaque Forest Is Open

Today, after 20 months, $15.5 million and a few practice splashes in the hot spring, the zoo’s newest exhibit—Regenstein Macaque Forest—celebrated its grand opening.

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