| Oct 31, 2012
WGN's very own 'Batman' goes to Lincoln Park Zoo in this brand new edition of "Batman on the Street!"
| Aug 21, 2012
| 11:43 AM
A Titi monkey who is the oldest mother of her species to give birth in a North American zoo welcomed her ninth offspring last weekend at Lincoln Park Zoo, officials said.
The new baby monkey, weighing only a few ounces, was born Aug. 18 to seasoned...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 3:00 PM
The campfire was in a metal pit, under a great, wide roof. The tents were pitched on a well-tended lawn, with help from people who work for an outdoors store. Bears were a threat only if someone had forgotten to lock an enclosure door.
And dinner was...
| Aug 24, 2012
With Tropical Storm Isaac threatening to turn into a hurricane and menace the Republican National Convention in Tampa early next week, Republicans must make a decision.
They could just get sloshed on rum, margaritas and whiskey and ride out the storm...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 11:50 AM
An endangered Grevy's zebra was born yesterday and the Lincoln Park Zoo is asking for the public's help in picking a name for the young male foal.
Until midnight next Thursday people can go to the zoo website -- http://www.lpzoo.org/namethezebra -- to...
| Aug 29, 2012
Dr. Barbara Royal consults at every Chicago zoo, has administered acupuncture to elephants and zebras, scrubbed oil from otters and tagged wild owl nests. She's treated arthritic camels, tarantulas with torn skin, and a starving spider monkey.
| Aug 29, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Today is moving day for 18 smooth green snakes hatched and reared at Lincoln Park Zoo that are being relocated to a Lake County Forest Preserve.
The tiny, jewel-colored snakes are listed as an Illinois Species in Greatest Need of Conservation, and...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 12:18 PM
The majority ruled with a landslide vote and the new baby zebra at Lincoln Park Zoo was named Kito, a Swahili word meaning "jewel."
The zoo asked for help deciding between the names Kito; Hanisi, "born on Thursday;" Akili, "clever;" and Daktari,...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:08 PM
The people, mostly from the partnering Lincoln Park Zoo and Lake County Forest Preserve District, were scientists, public-relations specialists, photojournalists, even an intern, all of them, at times, watching the reptiles like hawks, though with the...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:51 PM
A tiny Moholi bushbaby born in mid-January has ventured out of the nest for the first time, Lincoln Park Zoo officials said today.
The South American primate weighed only about 0.3 of an ounce when it was born, and it stayed hiding in the nest until it...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 6:47 PM
A baby gorilla born at Lincoln Park Zoo last fall is recovering from a serious facial injury she suffered last week that may have been inflicted by another gorilla.
Zoo staff discovered on Wednesday that Nayembi, born Nov. 16 to mother Rollie, had...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Lincoln Park Zoo unveiled two new additions today -- Sichuan takin calves born about a week apart -- and is asking for the public to vote on names the cloven-hooved males.
Sichuan takins are native to the mountains of China, and are relatively rare in...