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The Tonic of Zoo Animals

With my first month passed in Chicago in years I made sure to meet again with the city’s public animals. The years away (in the simple warmth of the hinterland, under the unconscious shadow of regional history, protected by social contract written in local long-hand) — how had they built this appetite to attend the zoos and aquarium? 432 more words

Showing Your Stripes

We’re not the only ones trying to stay warm in the midst of a Chicago winter.

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What Better A Time Than Winter For Snow Monkeys To Show Up At Lincoln Park Zoo?

The snow monkeys are making their home at Lincoln Park Zoo.

They just arrived from Japan and will call a new exhibit at the zoo home. 59 more words


Japanese Macaques Move Into New Exhibit At Lincoln Park Zoo

(CBS) — Monkeys you’ve seen pictured in hot springs with snow on their heads have moved into Lincoln Park Zoo.

The troop of eight Japanese macaques will be meeting the public starting May 1, and were introduced to the news media Wednesday morning in the new Regenstein macaque Forest which includes 10 of 20-foot tall tree replicas with multiple climbing branches, grass, rocks, a waterfall and pool heated to 90 degrees, as well as a Japanese snow lantern. 279 more words


Why You Should Make Chicago Your Next Vacation Destination

If you are making plans for your next vacation, and you have not figured out where you want to go, you should seriously consider visiting Chicago. 639 more words

The Lincoln Park Zoo's Snow Leopard Loves This Cold Weather!

Before I headed outside this morning I put on a bunch of layers because it’s so cold outside.

Taza the snow leopard, a new addition at Lincoln zoo… 119 more words


Carolin and Minor

50 degree day in December?  I’ll take it!  We hit up Lincoln Park Zoo on a gorgeous-for-December Saturday and then took a stroll around Trump Tower to finish off the day.   23 more words

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