Interactives

Gorilla Azizi sequences objects on a touch-screen

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?


Gorilla Azizi sequences objects 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!


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Veterinary Case Study: Andean Bear
This Andean bear was evaluated because his keepers noticed that one side of the upper jaw was swollen and the bear seemed uncomfortable chewing its food.


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Veterinary Case Study: Meerkat
During a routine physical examination on a meerkat, veterinarians noticed something peculiar on the radiographs.


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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.


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Gorilla Goodbyes...and Hellos 
Leave a message for JoJo, Tabibu and Makari as they get ready to move to new homes—or leave a welcome note for Mosi and Umande!


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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.


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Wild Trivia Bonus Round
Think you know Lincoln Park Zoo’s animals from stripe to scale? Test your
zoo IQ with this all-animal quiz!


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Veterinary Case Study: Black Bear
As part of this geriatric black bear's annual examination, veterinarians took radiographs of its wrists due to some changes in walking over the preceding summer. What did the radiographs show?


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Zoo Kitchen Game
Lincoln Park Zoo’s Nutrition Center uses the latest knowledge to deliver healthful diets to the zoo’s diverse animal appetites. See if you can match each menu item with the animal most likely to eat it.


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Veterinary Case Study: Yellow-Spotted Amazon River Turtle

This 38-year-old yellow-spotted Amazon River turtle took a tumble while in its exhibit. It was radiographed while at the C.H. “Doc” Searle, M.D. Animal Hospital for care, and veterinarians found something abnormal.


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Veterinary Case Study: Corn Snake

At a routine annual examination, veterinarians discovered an odd lesion on this corn snake’s tail. What did radiographs reveal?


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The Right Tail for the Job
Just as they have myriad uses, animals’ tails come in all shapes and sizes. Try to guess which animals' tails match the tool shown.


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Veterinary Case Study: Grevy's Zebra
This 11-year old Grevy’s zebra was lame on his left forelimb, so he was sedated for an examination. What did it reveal?


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Vaccinate the Serengeti
By vaccinating pet dogs, zoo scientists protect the Serengeti’s lions, hyenas—and people too! But vaccinators have to stay on top of their work…as you’ll see when you try it yourself.


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Identify the Tracks
Winter snow at Lincoln Park Zoo helps outline every animal’s tracks. Can you look at the prints and match them to the animal that made them? Use what you know about each species to make the right fit.


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Veterinary Services Case Study: Asian Small-clawed Otter
This 10-year old Asian small-clawed otter seemed healthy when we brought it to the C.H. "Doc" Searle, M.D. Animal Hospital for its yearly examination and vaccinations. However, the radiographs we took of her body revealed something interesting.


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Veterinary Services Case Study: White-cheeked gibbon
During the routine annual examination on the gibbon troop, radiographs imaged something out of the ordinary within the 20-year-old male gibbon’s intestinal tract. What does it look like it could be?


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Veterinary Services Case Study: African Wild Dog Dental Exam
An adult African wild dog was sedated for its annual physical exam, which includes a dental examination. A close inspection of the teeth revealed some problems. Can you spot any yourself?


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Veterinary Services Case Study: Standing's Day Gecko
This adult female Standing’s day gecko was radiographed because she had swellings behind her head.


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Tracking Painted Turtles
Zoo scientists follow the pond’s newest arrivals as they make their home at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo.


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Veterinary Services Case Study: Mexican Beaded Lizard
This 19-year-old female Mexican bearded lizard (Heloderma horridum) vomited each of her last two meals.


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Sculpture Map and Tour
Browse Lincoln Park Zoo's sculpture collection.


Veterinary Services Case Studies: Madagascar Hissing Cockroach
Roaches are insects – that wear their skeletons on the outsides of their body as strong armor. Lincoln Park Zoo led the way as veterinarians proved that an animal’s skeleton could be inside – or outside! – on a radiograph. 


Lincoln Park Zoo Timeline
As the nation's oldest zoo, Lincoln Park Zoo's history is as wild and varied as the animals that reside here. Below, we present a timeline of Lincoln Park Zoo's development, from its inception with the gift of a pair of swans to its current status as a worldwide leader in animal conservation.
 


Tell Us Your Zoo Story
As a gathering place for generations of families, Lincoln Park Zoo is home to countless memories. Use this to share your favorite zoo story.



Designing Diets for Every Appetite
Lincoln Park Zoo’s Nutrition Center ensures that each of the zoo’s 224 species enjoys a healthful diet. See the “fruits” of their labor with these zoo diet snapshots. Flash required.



Winter Fun at the Zoo Interactive
Map out the perfect day at Lincoln Park Zoo! Mouse over different times on the timeline to see the special events offered. Grab and move the map to choose between animal encounters, conservation chats and more. Flash required.



Veterinary Services Case Studies: Bird or Bat?
Study the radiographs and find out! Flash required.



See What's New at the Zoo
Vist our New Arrivals Interactive to map out the latest animal arrivals, births and hatches. Flash required.



Veterinary Services Case Studies: Titi Monkey
See if you can figure out what is ailing this titi monkey. Flash required.



Summer Fun at the Zoo Interactive
Map out the perfect day at Lincoln Park Zoo! Mouse over different times on the timeline to see the special events offered. Grab and move the map to choose between animal encounters, conservation chats and more. Flash required. (This interactive shows events from Summer 2009. For an up-to-date daily events interactive, click here).