Spring 2008

Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine
Spring 2008

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In this issue
Amphibian Crisis
Highly visible with their smooth skins and cool colors, amphibians are in decline worldwide. Find out how Lincoln Park Zoo is helping to conserve these species as part of the Year of the Frog.

Stepping Into Scientists’ Shoes
The Exploring Ape Behavior program lets visitors at Regenstein Center for African Apes get a firsthand view of our closest cousins. Step into a scientist’s shoes to observe the zoo’s chimpanzees and gorillas.

Census in the Caribbean: Preserving the Puerto Rican Parrot
The only U.S. parrot, and one of the first species protected under the Endangered Species Act, the Puerto Rican parrot saw its numbers decline in parallel with the island’s development.