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There’s still time to see ZooLights – but hurry!

There’s still time to see ZooLights – but hurry!

If you’ve never been to the Lincoln Park Zoo’s ZooLights, it’s time to bundle up in your new coat/scarf/gloves/overpriced boots and go on safari. For those of you living under a rock (north of Diversey? Ooooooh snap.), the Lincoln Park Zoo covers its grounds in tens of thousands of lights to bring in visitors to…

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Newborn gorilla dies at Lincoln Park Zoo

Newborn gorilla dies at Lincoln Park Zoo

Sad news for the Lincoln Park Zoo: Joy after the birth of a gorilla last week at the Lincoln Park Zoo was replaced with sorrow Friday morning when trainers discovered the 9-day-old infant dead in her mother’s arms. A preliminary necropsy showed the cause of death to be blunt force head trauma or a skull injury, according…

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Lincoln Park Zoo penguins leaving

Lincoln Park Zoo penguins leaving

Fall is here, which means it’s time to say goodbye to flip-flops, sunscreen, and … penguins? The Tribune has this story about the Lincoln Park Zoo’s plans to bid farewell to its penguin exhibit: They won’t march. More likely the Lincoln Park Zoo‘s penguins will move by refrigerated truck or plane. The zoo today announced…

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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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