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Charity spotlight: Bowling for Rhinos

Charity spotlight: Bowling for Rhinos

There are few opportunities in life to help out an endangered species, lend a hand to education efforts in Kenya and work on throwing that perfect strike all at once. Bowling may have little to do with rhinoceroses, but that’s the opportunity the American Association of Zookeepers will provide Wednesday at Fireside Bowl (2646 W.…

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Seriously, why all the coyotes?

Seriously, why all the coyotes?

RedEye’s Leonor Vivanco talked to the director of Cook County Animal & Rabies Control about why there’s been such an uptick in Chicago’s critter population: With coyotes roaming the streets of Chicago like it’s the great outdoors, there have been at least two coyotes killed in the last two weeks. On Monday, a car hit…

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Coyote killed by car in Lincoln Park

Coyote killed by car in Lincoln Park

Sad news for animal lovers, from Chicago Breaking News: A coyote was killed by a car in Lincoln Park this morning, authorities said. A car apparently headed east on Fullerton Parkway in the park was near Stockton Drive, north of the Lincoln Park Conservatory and Lincoln Park Zoo, just before 7:30 a.m., when a coyote…

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PHOTOS: Zoo's baby gibbon gets name

PHOTOS: Zoo’s baby gibbon gets name

The Lincoln Park Zoo’s baby gibbon has finally been given and name, now that the zookeepers have been able to determine he’s a boy. “The baby has been named Sai (pronounced ‘sigh’), which means ‘son’ in Burmese,” said Maureen Leahy, the zoo’s curator of primates, in a statement. “He is the third offspring – all…

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