Lincoln Park Zoo
A researcher is finding creativity comes from the bottom up when it comes to chimps: at the Lincoln Park Zoo.
It’s at least a week early. But there it was in Lincoln Park. A scarlet tanager.
Whether you want to learn about compost or find out how you can save an endangered species, the Chicagoland area has numerous activities planned for Earth Day.
Celebrating Easter in Chicago should be something for the entire family. Check out some of the Easter-themed activities that cater towards families with children this Easter and make it memorable for everyone, regardless of their age.
Bushbabies are tiny primates native to Southern Africa, and are exceedingly rare in zoos.
It was just over a week ago that Lincoln Park Zoo’s baby gorilla was found seriously injured. CBS 2′s Ed Curran reports the three month old is improving.
Lincoln Park zoo has a dedicated hospital where the gorilla baby is being cared for.
Cabin fever got you down? Get out and enjoy some of the best winter happenings Chicago has to offer. From sleepovers at the zoo to hockey at Soldier Field, here’s a round up of 5 things to do in the city this season.
Once you’ve pushed yourself to brave the lower temperatures, you’ll find that Chicago does have some fun winter activities to offer.
Zoo officials say the baby girl appears to be in good health and is doing well.
Chicago might be known for its summer festivals but fall can be just as exciting for family fun. Check out the great fall family getaways in Chicago and make the most of the changing season.
There’s a new addition to the family at Lincoln Park Zoo, which has announced the birth of a baby western lowland gorilla.
A historic ship that has been looking for a Chicago home for years may finally get its chance.
A new baby zebra was born at the Lincoln Park Zoo this week, and the zoo wants your help in naming him.
The Lincoln Park Zoo is celebrating the birth of a new baby monkey, whom you can see at the zoo’s Helen Brach Primate House.
The Lincoln Park Zoo can now count three more examples of one of the world’s rarest birds among its residents.
A gorilla named JoJo has traded the north lakefront for the southwest suburbs, as he takes over the leadership and breeding roles at Brookfield Zoo.
As if a stroll through Lincoln Park on a fine day weren’t enough to convince Chicagoans that city summers are a more than adequate payback for the preceding winter, there are innumerable jewels nestled within the landscape to ensure that great things await you at every turn. Peaceful gardens and ponds, historic buildings and statues, playlots and paths abound, and in the middle of it all is a world-class (and free!) zoo…
Police are warning motorists who park near Lincoln Park Zoo of a spate of recent burglaries to cars parked there.
The next three weeks kick off spring break for hundreds of thousands of students all over the Chicago area. So on Thursday, the Wright family, like many families in the area, is looking for something to do, without spending a lot of money.
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