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
  How did Lincoln Park Zoo push for all chimpanzees to receive the endangered species protections they deserve? Find out in this Q&A with scientist Steve Ross!

The 20-Plus Club
The zoo’s longest-serving employees share the stories behind their enduring dedication.

 

Seven Questions About Saving Chimpanzees
Scientist Steve Ross shares how Lincoln Park Zoo helped push for all chimpanzees to receive endangered species protection.

  Thanks to your votes, we have a name for the baby snow monkey at Regenstein Macaque Forest: Obu!

Big Pharma
What’s the proper dosage of anti-inflammatory medicine for an arthritic rhinoceros? A zoo vet compiled a body of evidence—literally—to find out.

 

You Named Our Baby Snow Monkey!
Thanks to your votes, we have a name for the baby snow monkey at Regenstein Macaque Forest: Obu!


New Slideshows and Movies   Browse all slideshows   Browse all movies
 

SuperZooPicnic Slideshow
Get ready for our SuperZooPicnic celebration for zoo members on June 19 by feasting your eyes on last year’s family fun!

 

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)

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

Caruso’s 25th Birthday Party
On January 28, the zoo’s white-cheeked gibbon, Caruso, turned 25. Zookeepers treated his entire family to a festive party. See the fun in this video and slideshow.

 

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.