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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.

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September 11, 2014
Help ID Chicago’s Wildlife

What’s the wildest animal you’ve spotted in your neighborhood? A rabbit dashing into the bushes? A raccoon trotting down the alleyway? Maybe even a coyote out for a morning prowl?

August 28, 2014
A King-Sized Celebration

Lincoln Park Zoo observed a big milestone this week as baby black rhino King celebrated his first birthday on August 26.

August 21, 2014
Parties and Planning

As you’ve likely seen, polar bear Anana will soon be leaving Lincoln Park Zoo to make her home at North Carolina Zoo.

August 7, 2014
Stretching into the Sky

If you’ve made your way through the heart of the zoo lately, you may have noticed that Regenstein Macaque Forest is starting to look like a real exhibit!

July 24, 2014
Growing Before Our Eyes

We’re seeing a lot of changes with the zoo’s new arrivals this summer, although “changes” obviously means different things for different species.

July 10, 2014
Growing Joeys

If you’ve stopped by the red kangaroo yard at the Antelope & Zebra Area recently, you may have noticed that one of the kangaroos looks smaller than the rest. This mini marsupial is actually a new joey, who’s recently made his way out of the pouch.

June 27, 2014
Who Makes the Zoo Great?

Last week the zoo’s leaders—and top supporters—gathered at Café Brauer for our 56th Annual Meeting. As I shared then, the Annual Meeting is a great time to reflect on the highlights of the past year. But it’s also an essential time to celebrate the people who make Lincoln Park Zoo so special: our employees.

June 19, 2014
Big Baby, Bigger Plans

Lincoln Park Zoo welcomed plenty of new arrivals in the year behind us, but none was bigger than baby black rhino King.

June 6, 2014
New Swans Swimming

In what’s become a welcome sign of spring, I’m happy to announce that four trumpeter swan cygnets have hatched at the zoo’s Hope B. McCormick Swan Pond.

May 22, 2014
An Update from Africa

Greetings from Africa! It’s a far-flung update this time, as I’ve spent the week in Entebbe, Uganda meeting with zoo professionals from around the globe.

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