Animal X-Rays: An Inside Look

October 24, 2019

‘Tis the season for some ‘spook-tacular’ images! Veterinary staff at the zoo care for all animals furred, feathered, and scaled, which sometimes includes taking x-rays of species. With nearly 200 species at Lincoln Park Zoo, radiographs differ quite drastically from species to species.

Below, take an inside look at a variety of radiographs, current and past:


Egyptian Fruit Bat

Meller’s Chameleon


Eastern Black Rhinoceros

Mexican lance-headed rattlesnake