Winter 2012 Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine


The winter 2012 issue of Lincoln Park Zoo magazine shares how past meets present at Chicago's free zoo.
 

Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine
Winter 2012


Past Meets Present
Zoo Milestones Highlight Today's Successes

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In This Issue of the Zoo Magazine

A Century of Big Cats
At 100, the landmark Kovler Lion House continues to evolve to meet the needs of the animals that call it home.


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New male lion Sahar is now a steady presence in his exhibit at the Kovler Lion House.

Sahar Settles In
The zoo’s new male lion is now a steady presence in his exhibit at the Kovler Lion House.
See the new “king” up close.

See landscape views throughout the zoo's history with our Great Gardens slideshow!

Great Gardens Slideshow
From Swain Nelson's original plan to Victorian-era outings, see views of the gardens throughout
Lincoln Park Zoo's history.


Bonus Content

Baby Zebra Stands on New Legs
See the smallest member of the herd in his first day of life in this video taken behind the scenes
at the zoo’s Antelope & Zebra Area.


Bon Voyage, Bill
The zoo’s longest-serving keeper hangs up his uniform after 37 years and reflects on a lifetime of caring for animals.

Howard Morgan of Citicorp, Board of Trustees life trustee Marion Simon and zoo director Dr. Lester E. Fisher at the dedication of the Sunform sculpture.

Past Meets Present: Marion Simon
The longest-serving member of Lincoln Park Zoo’s board, Marion Simon, shares her exciting Chicago life in a new book.

Baby gorilla Patty snuggles close to mom Bana.

New Arrivals
Wondering what's new at Lincoln Park Zoo? Baby gorilla Patty is clinging to mom at Regenstein Center for African Apes and new lion Sahar is on the prowl at the Kovler Lion House!

Baby gorilla Patty is snuggled close as mom Bana enjoys a healthy snack.

It's a Girl!
President and CEO Kevin Bell shares more about our baby gorilla--including her name.

See the latest updates from zoo scientists with our conservation field diaries

Conservation Field Diaries
From sending up the "bat signal" at home to studying the impact of vaccination on the Serengeti, zoo researchers offer the latest conservation updates.

Zoo scientists are helping to restore smooth green snakes to Illinois.

Reintroduction Programs at Lincoln Park Zoo
Smooth green snakes and Puerto Rican parrots are among the species zoo scientists are restoring to the wild.

To celebrate a new hatch for a species that's nearly extinct in the wild, President and CEO Kevin Bell shares some photos from his Bali mynah field conservation work in the early 1990s.

Revisiting the Wild Slideshow
To celebrate a new hatch for a species that's nearly extinct in the wild, President and CEO Kevin Bell shares some photos from his Bali mynah field conservation work in the early 1990s.

See Lincoln Park Zoo's history from its founding in 1868 with a pair of swans

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. See the zoo's timeline, from its inception with a pair of swans to its current status as a worldwide leader in animal conservation.