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5Lionesses Zalika and Kamali are the newest residents at the North Side zoo. | © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015

Two New Lionesses On Exhibit At Lincoln Park Zoo

incoln Park Zoo’s only African lion, Sahar, won’t be lonely much longer, as two new lionesses have joined him at the lakeshore park, just in time for spring.

05/13/2015

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Best Places To Go On A Picnic In Chicago

Chicago’s warmer months can be a great time to have a picnic. Whether you’re taking in the skyline or just enjoying the outdoors after surviving another Chicago winter, there are some picnic areas in the city that stand out above the rest.

04/17/2015

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Best Easter Day Events In Chicago

From church services to brunch, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Easter with your family in Chicago. We take a look at some of the best in the Windy City.

03/30/2015

(Photo Credit: © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015)

Lincoln Park Zoo’s Baby Gorilla Gets Name: Bella

While she prefers to stay tucked in close to mom, and dad is not about let anyone get to close, a baby gorilla named Bella is the new star of the show at Lincoln Park Zoo’s ape exhibit.

03/06/2015

(Photo Credit: © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015)

VIDEO: Lincoln Park Zoo’s Newest Baby Gorilla Is Objectively The Cutest Thing Ever

It can be difficult for journalists to write an article that is both ethical and objective. Thankfully, in the case of the baby lowland gorilla recently born at Lincoln Park Zoo, this isn’t a problem — she is objectively the cutest thing ever. Go Chicago.

02/27/2015

Female red panda (left); and her counterpart (right), at Lincoln Park Zoo. (Lincoln Park Zoo)

Lincoln Park Zoo Hopes Love Is In The Air For Red Pandas

Officials hoe sparks fly for the endangered pair over Valentine’s weekend.

02/12/2015

The troop of 8 Japanese Macaques will be meeting the public starting May 1. (Credit: John Cody)

Japanese Macaques Move Into New Exhibit At Lincoln Park Zoo

A troop of Japanese Snow Monkeys has moved into Lincoln Park Zoo, where keepers want them interested as well as well fed, in the new Macaque Forest.

01/21/2015

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What To Do During A Holiday Staycation In Chicago

If you’re choosing to relax at home in Chicago this holiday season, here are a few fun things you can check out in your very own city. You may not have had time to do them otherwise!

12/06/2014

A chimpanzee using a termite mound at the Lincoln Park zoo. (Credit: Lincoln Park Zoo.)

Lincoln Park Zoo Researchers Find Chimps Modify Sticks To Collect Food

Researchers at Lincoln Park Zoo say chimpanzees are quick-learners that they find out fast how to modify sticks to get food more efficiently.

11/24/2014

Lincoln Park Zoo's 18-year-old female lion Myra was euthanized on Tuesday. / photo from the Lincoln Park Zoo

Elderly Lion Myra Euthanized At Lincoln Park Zoo

A long-time resident of the Lincoln Park Zoo, 18-year-old African lion Myra, was humanely euthanized Tuesday at the North Side park.

11/12/2014

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Best 2014 Halloween Events For Kids In Chicago

Halloween in Chicago isn’t just for the pub crawls. Take advantage of the family-friendly activities offered in and around the city, and make their holiday extra special.

10/03/2014

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Philadelphia Hospital Holds Reunion For Fetal Surgery Patients At Lincoln Park Zoo

About two dozen families gathered this morning for a very special reunion at the Lincoln Park Zoo.

09/21/2014

The Lincoln Park Zoo set up 100 cameras across the Chicago area, which photographed various wildlife including foxes, coyotes, snapper turtles, hermit thrushes, and Virginia rails. (Credit: Chicago Wildlife Watch)

Lincoln Park Zoo Asks For Help From Chicagoans To Catalog Native Wildlife

There more to urban life than pigeons and dog, and the Lincoln Park Zoo is enlisting Chicagoans to sort through thousands of pictures to see what’s around and how they can coexist with people.

09/11/2014

Baby Rabbits.

This Year’s Bumper Crop: Rabbits

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez looks into why these creatures are multiplying like … well, rabbits.

08/28/2014

Anana the polar bear. (Credit: Lincoln Park Zoo)

Lincoln Park Zoo Says Farewell To Anana The Polar Bear

The Lincoln Park Zoo is having a farewell party today for its 15-year-old polar bear that’s being moved to a zoo on in North Carolina while a new polar bear exhibit is built over the next two years.

08/23/2014

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Best Petting Zoos In The Chicago Area

Visiting a petting zoo can be a great way to let the kids interact with animals, and get away from the hustle and bustle of city living.

08/01/2014

One of 18 ornate box turtles released at an Illinois nature preserve, after they were hatched and spent their first year living at Lincoln Park Zoo. (Credit: Lincoln Park Zoo)

Lincoln Park Zoo Releases Turtles At Western Illinois Nature Preserve

Zoo curator Diane Mulkerin said the nest of 18 ornate box turtles pretty much ate all winter long, so have grown much faster than they would in the wild.

06/20/2014

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Best Upcoming Summer Charity Events In Chicago

There is no better feeling than giving back to others and these upcoming summer charity events in Chicago are a great way to give back to the community.

06/16/2014

Vicky, a 50-year-old chimpanzee, has died. (Lincoln Park Zoo)

Chimpanzee, 50, Dies At Lincoln Park Zoo

Vicky was the last wild-born ape living at the Chicago zoo. Female chimps typically live only about 40 years.

06/05/2014

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Best Spots For Picnics In Chicago

Finding the perfect spot to picnic in Chicago is essential when some rest and relaxation are needed. Both families and couples will enjoy these best spots for picnics in Chicago.

05/30/2014

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