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  • Why frog populations are declining

    Why frog populations are declining
    Regarding Timothy B. Wheeler's recent article on declining amphibian populations, the mysterious disappearance of many frogs may be due to an invasive plant species known as buckthorn ("Alarming U.S. decline seen in environment's sentinels," May 23).
  • Lincoln Park Zoo klipspringer calf dies

    Lincoln Park Zoo klipspringer calf dies
    A female klipspringer calf has died at Lincoln Park Zoo, about three months after she was born. The calf, Asha, was born March 30 to Dash and Triumph, two klipspringers recommended to breed as part of the zoo’s klipspringer species survival...

    More teen boys working as babysitters

    More teen boys working as babysitters
    More teen boys are earning extra cash as baby sitters these days, according to the American Red Cross, which offers classes for sitters throughout the U.S. "This year, 9.3 percent of our enrolled students are boys, which is up from 8.7 percent from...

    Lyric adds two world-premiere operas for 2015

    Lyric adds two world-premiere operas for 2015
    Lyric Opera of Chicago will present the world premieres of two commissioned operas in 2015 as part of its Lyric Unlimited initiative to connect with a wider audience through the creation and performance of new works with broad appeal. The new pieces,...

    With Shedd and Field brews, a new kind of exhibit on tap

    With Shedd and Field brews, a new kind of exhibit on tap
    The hops that Shedd Aquarium grows cannot claim pride of place. To reach them, these days, you walk around a chain-link construction enclosure, duck beneath branches in a landscaped area and scramble up onto a low ledge of the aquarium's building. But...