Winter 2013 Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine
Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine
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King Grows Up
Follow the growth of the zoo's baby rhino, King, in this special slideshow, which tracks his
development from birth to today!
How Does the Zoo Stay Free?
Ever wondered how Lincoln Park Zoo stays free? Your support is the biggest factor, but we
share all the details in our special Zoo FAQ feature.
What Happens After Hours?
Most animals end their day after the guests leave, hunkering down for a well-earned night of sleep.
But what about the zoo’s nocturnal species? We shed light on the zoo at night.
How Are the Animals Paired Up?
Gorillas prefer social groups, Amur tigers enjoy the solitary life, but every pairing is carefully planned
Who Answers the Questions?
Guest engagement leaders and ambassadors field FAQs from visitors and broaden the conversation
beyond fun facts.
Where Does All the Poop Go?
Not all of the poop produced by the zoo’s animals gets pitched. Fecal samples are also repurposed
for hormonal analysis.
Do the Animals Get Bored?
For some species, napping the day away is entirely natural behavior…although new tools are
increasing insight into wild well-being.
Zoo FAQ: What's Growing in the Gardens?
From choosing plants to dealing with winter, Director of Horticulture Brian Houck answers some
deeply rooted questions.
King and Kapuki
Enjoy a look at the zoo's young rhino calf dashing about the outdoor yard he shares with mom
Kapuki. This short clip highlights the pair's tight bond.
Why Do You Give?
Serengeti Field Diaries
Seal Enrichment Slideshow