Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine

The Winter 2014 Lincoln Park Zoo magazine explores animal anatomy from tooth to tail.  

Animal Anatomy

Exploring Differences from Tooth to Tail

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All Eyes…and Ears
From looking for prey to listening for a mate, animals depend on sight and sound to survive.

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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.     The Spring 2013 Lincoln Park Zoo magazine shares how an expanded conservation toolkit is helping scientists and caregivers work together to save species.

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Lincoln Park Zoo welcomed its 52nd baby gorilla in February as female Bahati gave birth at Regenstein Center for African Apes.  

A New Baby Gorilla
Lincoln Park Zoo welcomed its 52nd baby gorilla in February as female Bahati gave birth at Regenstein Center for African Apes.

 

A Snowy Species Drifts into Chicago
Learn more about Taza, the zoo’s new snow leopard, and the remarkable adaptations of this endangered big cat species.

The snow monkeys have made their first appearance at Regenstein Macaque Forest! President and CEO Kevin Bell shares the details.  

Snow Monkeys Step Outside
The snow monkeys have made their first appearance at Regenstein Macaque Forest! President and CEO Kevin Bell shares the details.

 

Meet the Macaques
Learn who’s who in the zoo’s new snow monkey troop at Regenstein Macaque Forest and how social hierarchy is taking shape among the individuals.


New Slideshows and Movies   Browse all slideshows   Browse all movies
 

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)

 

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.

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

Sahar Turns 5
African lion Sahar recently celebrated his fifth birthday with some special "gazelle" enrichment! Watch the powerful predator pounce on his prey 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.