Summer 2012 Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine

The Summer 2012 Lincoln Park Zoo magazine shares zoo families of all shapes and sizes, including the new gorilla bachelor group.
 

Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine
Summer 2012

Zoo Families
Welcoming a New Gorilla Group—and Celebrating Wild Living Arrangements

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In This Issue of the Zoo Magazine

Hosting the Bachelor Party
Lincoln Park Zoo is welcoming a new kind of gorilla group—one with four males living together for the first time.


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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.


A young feline fan puts a new twist on raising seed money for wildlife conservation.

Lemon Aid
A young feline fan puts a new twist on raising seed money for wildlife conservation.



Bonus Content

A piglet nuzzles noses with its mom at the Farm-in-the-Zoo

New Arrivals                         
Wondering what's new at Lincoln Park Zoo? From Berkshire piglets to fairy bluebirds, the zoo's most recent arrivals represent a diverse range of species.

To get ready for Lincoln Park Zoo's new gorilla bachelor group, Curator of Primates Maureen Leahy had to manage the moves of five gorillas, including juvenile Mosi.

Making Moves with Five Gorillas
How do you move five gorillas to new homes? Curator of Primates Maureen Leahy takes us through the process, including welcoming Mosi and Umande to Regenstein Center for African Apes.

Hope B. McCormick Curator of Birds Colleen Lynch fills us in on how Lincoln Park Zoo’s former penguins and seabirds are adjusting to their new homes.

Where Are They Now?
How are Lincoln Park Zoo’s former penguins and seabirds adjusting to their new homes? Hope B. McCormick Curator of Birds Colleen Lynch fills us in on everything from escape attempts to the “rock star” treatment.

Field Note: Sichuan Takin
We profile this unique goat-antelope species as the zoo’s own herd grows at the Antelope & Zebra Area.