Lincoln Park Zoo
While some Chicagoans may struggle with finding nature, Hegewisch residents are lucky to be surrounded by it. At times, though, even we travel outside our backyard in search of new adventures.
Lincoln Park Zoo and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials on Wednesday release 20 ornate box turtles into the wild in northern Illinois as part of efforts to restore natural grasslands and prairies. The turtles were released Wednesday in the Upper Mississippi Wildlife and Fish Refuge nea…
CHICAGO | Lincoln Park Zoo invites pre-kindergarten to fourth-graders to kick back with the critters during winter and spring breaks. Registration for both camps opens at 10 a.m. today via the zoo’s website.
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CHICAGO | Six trumpeter swan cygnets are the first of the endangered birds to hatch at the Lincoln Park Zoo since 2009.
Six new swan cygnets were recently hatched at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.
Parents, students and staff at Marian Catholic came together last weekend to stun guests at their Evening of Excellence Senior Showcase.
CHICAGO | Lincoln Park Zoo’s Summer Camp programs offer exciting exploration opportunities for animal and nature lovers. And this year, some 25 lucky campers will have the experience for free.
Lincoln Park Zoo introduced its newest member - a baby gorilla born on Oct. 11.
CHICAGO | Lincoln Park Zoo is now home to a baby western lowland gorilla.
A newborn western lowland gorilla, born on Oct. 11, cuddles with its mother Bana, 17, at the Lincoln Park Zoo.
CHICAGO | Be part of Lincoln Park Zoo’s final concert of the summer at 7 p.m. Friday with performances by Hot Chelle Rae with Allstar Weekend. Purchase tickets in advance for $23 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under.
A pair of Bali mynah chicks, two of three that were hatched in July, are seen in their habitat at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. The zoo says there are only 115 wild birds on its native range on Indonesia's island of Bali and an estimated 1,000 more in captivity.
In this photo provided by Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo, a Bali mynah chick, one of three that were hatched in July, is seen in its habitat at the zoo. Bali mynahs are among the world's rarest birds. It's the first time in 12 years the zoo has seen a successful hatching of the birds.
CHICAGO | Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo has some good news for one of the world's rarest birds.
When staff at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo decided it was time for a party to celebrate the Windy City, it seemed natural to have the animals join the fun.
Cows, a history symbol in Chicago because of "the Great Fire," are prized mascots at Lincoln Park Zoo in the farm display area and will be center stage Tuesday, July 24, 2012, for a 175th Anniversary Tribute to the Windy City at the zoo using the theme "Chi-Cow-Go."
Volunteers at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo have spent the past four years giving the property's original fiberglass cow sculpture — first displayed in 1999 — a new look, which will be unveiled July 24 at a special celebration of Chicago's 175th Anniversary.
CHICAGO | Officials at Lincoln Park Zoo on Wednesday announced animal care staff euthanized Adelor, a geriatric African lion.
CHICAGO | ZooLights presented by ComEd and Charter One has kicked off to light up the chilly Chicago nights. This year's event is bigger, better, and brighter than ever with more than 2 million twinkling bulbs.
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