Lincoln Park Zoo
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.
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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.
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.
Officials hoe sparks fly for the endangered pair over Valentine’s weekend.
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.
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Researchers at Lincoln Park Zoo say chimpanzees are quick-learners that they find out fast how to modify sticks to get food more efficiently.
A long-time resident of the Lincoln Park Zoo, 18-year-old African lion Myra, was humanely euthanized Tuesday at the North Side park.
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About two dozen families gathered this morning for a very special reunion at the Lincoln Park Zoo.
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.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez looks into why these creatures are multiplying like … well, rabbits.
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.
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.
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.
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Vicky was the last wild-born ape living at the Chicago zoo. Female chimps typically live only about 40 years.
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.
Are you looking for free or nearly-free activities to do with your kids in the Chicago area this summer? Then check out what’s available in the Windy City and suburbs.