Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine

The summer 2015 Lincoln Park Zoo magazine looks back at the successes of 20 years of private management for Chicago's free zoo.  

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Looking Back at 20 Years of Privatization

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In This Issue of the Zoo Magazine

20 Changes
Lincoln Park Zoo has changed a lot in 20 years. We take stock of the differences, from Gateway Pavilion to Regenstein Macaque Forest.

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Past Issues   Browse all past issues
The Spring 2015 Lincoln Park Zoo magazine shares how the zoo's newest, state-of-the-art exhibit has eight Japanese snow monkeys showing off their cool culture.   The winter 2014 issue of Lincoln Park Zoo magazine features animal adaptations from tooth to tail   Check out our favorite sights of summer with the Summer 2014 issue of Lincoln Park Zoo magazine.   Explore life cycles for animals throughout the zoo with the Spring 2014 issue of Lincoln Park Zoo magazine.   The Winter 2013 Lincoln Park Zoo magazine is dedicated to answering your Zoo FAQs.

New Articles   Browse all articles
Red panda cubs Clark and Addison displayed the species’ red color—and good health—at their second veterinary exam on August 25.   Sloths are notoriously slow, but we were fast to welcome a baby sloth at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House in July 2015!

Check Ups for Clark and Addison
Red panda cubs Clark and Addison displayed the species’ red color—and good health—at their second veterinary exam on August 25.

 

A Sweet Baby Sloth
Sloths are notoriously slow, but we were fast to welcome a baby sloth at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House in July 2015!

  Regenstein Macaque Forest has welcomed many visitors…including Dr. Tetsuro Matsuzawa, who helped our snow monkeys make their way to Chicago.

Five Questions for Ruth Aizuss Migdal
“Here,” a 15-foot-tall dancer in Nature in Motion, embodies its creator’s vitality and independent spirit.

 

An Expert Guest
Regenstein Macaque Forest has welcomed many visitors…including Dr. Tetsuro Matsuzawa, who helped our snow monkeys make their way to Chicago.


New Slideshows and Movies   Browse all slideshows   Browse all movies
 

Grand Entrance
See a video of Ruth Aizuss Migdal’s “Here” sculpture being installed for Nature in Motion. (Opens YouTube video)

 

Scenes from SuperZooPicnic
Feast your eyes on fun photos from this year’s primate-themed SuperZooPicnic: Monkey See, Monkey Zoo!

  A crowned lemur is cuddled in mom's arms at the Helen Brach Primate House.

Snow Monkeys Explore their Snowy Home
Watch the troop at the new Regenstein Macaque Forest exhibit experience the powdery aftermath of a bona fide Chicago blizzard! (Opens YouTube video)

 

Photo of the Week
Access our Photo of the Week archive to relive some of our most prized photographic moments over the past several years at the zoo.


New Interactives   Browse all interactives
Gorilla Azizi sequences items on a touch-screen.   Gorilla Azizi sequences items on a touch-screen.

Can You Sequence Better Than a Gorilla?
Watch how bachelor gorilla Azizi reached the next level in the zoo's touch-screen research--and then try his task yourself!

 

  Veterinary Case Study: Fennec Fox
This fennec fox had developed several small scabs on its paws. Keepers reported that it was observed itching on exhibit. What were the veterinarians’ next steps?
 
Grasslands, jungles and water—animals live all kinds of places! Show off what you know by matching each animal with its home.  
Where do They Live?
Grasslands, jungles and water—animals live all kinds of places! Show off what you know by matching each animal with its home.
  Nature Boardwalk Through the Seasons
Follow the seasons at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo with time-lapse photos capturing the growth of this urban ecosystem.