Lincoln Park Zoo

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Name: Lincoln Park Zoo
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Ornate box turtles hatch at Lincoln Park Zoo

Nearly a dozen ornate box turtles have hatched at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo.Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Lincoln Park Zoo
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Chicagoland's spine tingling & curious events

Most people and religions believe we have a spirit, that moves to the other side, when we pass away. Commonly we hope to follow the light and go right into heaven. There are stories that make us wonder about some souls that have been lost in limbo, ... [Published Examiner.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

'This place is a zoo' is a compliment, not an insult!

Copyright Lincoln Park ZooSince I lived near Lincoln Park Zoo from 1987-2013, people don't get the reaction they want when they tell me someplace "is a zoo." I tend to think "Oh, that's great!" because, after all:The inhabitants of a zoo get free medical ... [Published Chicago Now - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

‘Lethal violence inherent among chimps, humans’

EDINBURGH: New research from an international coalition of ape researchers suggests that killing among chimpanzees results from normal competition, not human interference.Ever since renowned primatologist Jane Goodall and others talked of the occurrence ... [Published Times of India - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 3 reports

Human influence doesn't increase chimp-on-chimp violence: Study

CHIMPANZEE IN BRAZILCredits: REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes/Files Chimpanzees are natural born killers who have no issue with murdering competitors to increase their access to key resources, like food or a mate, a new study says.Previous studies have suggested ... [Published Sun News - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Create Your Own Adventures With Young Kids

What's in your trunk? With four children ages 4 to 16 mine is packed. Besides the obvious items like sports gear, kleenex and wipes mine is tricked out with two miniature folding chairs and a blanket, swimsuits and goggles, a bag of toys, books and chachkies. ... [Published Chicago Now - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Henry Doorly Zoo CEO New Chair Of Association Of Zoos And Aquariums

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) is celebrating the swearing-in of Dennis Pate, Executive Director and CEO of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, as the new Chair of the AZA Board of Directors.Pate will serve on the AZA Board of Directors ... [Published WOWT - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Urban Wildlife Research Initiative Needs Your Help Spying On Animals

Raccoons are among the most common species found in and near North American cites. The Chicago Wildlife Watch project hopes to identify which neighborhoods are home to the highest number of them to help humans co-exist with them. | Urban Wildlife Institute/Lincoln ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Three fall festivals liven the last weekend of September

It’s time to celebrate fall and families, beer and brats, autumn and apples when the calendar says September. So liven up your weekend with an Oktoberfest , an apple extravaganza or a family zoo festival.At St. Alphonsus’ Oktoberfest, Sept. 26-28, stomp, ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Lincoln Park Zoo to give Lionel Trains a new brand platform

Lionel Trains' history as a model train maker dates back some 114 years.But next month, at the Lincoln Park Zoo, Lionel will unveil its first-ever life-sized train installation. Dubbed the Lionel Train Adventure, the ride is being introduced as yet another ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Sep 05 2014]
Entities: Lincoln Park Zoo
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Monkeying Around: Lincoln Park Zoo offers sneak peek at new exhibit

Sure many of us may hate the snowy, cold Chicago weather, but the Lincoln Park Zoo’s incoming residents will be a perfect fit for our white winters.This fall, nine Japanese Macaque’s – aka snow monkeys -will move into the new Regenstein Macaque Forest ... [Published WGN-TV - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 5 reports

Lincoln Park Zoo’s last polar bear is heading south

BY BRIAN SLODYSKOStaff Reporter August 21, 2014 3:46PMFor the past 13 years, Anana, the one remaining polar bear at the Lincoln Park Zoo, snacked on herring, slept and swam before adoring audiences.But all good things come to an end.In the coming weeks, ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Aug 21 2014]

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Zoo officials said the 11 turtles that hatched this week will remain at the zoo for the next several months, "where they can thrive without the threat of predation or disease."
...observed," said David Morgan, research fellow with the Lester E Fisher Centre for the Study and Conservation of Apes at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. "A key take-away from this research is that human influence does not spur increased aggression within or between chimpanzee communities" he said
"The more we learn about chimpanzee aggression and factors that trigger lethal attacks among chimpanzees, the more prepared park managers and government officials will be in addressing and mitigating risks to populations particularly with changing land use by humans in chimpanzee habitat" he said
...chimps and bonobos do not have the same levels of coordinated lethal aggression, it's impossible to say how the common ancestor acted, Silk said. "But we can learn something about circumstances that may favor the evolution of this type of aggression , such as opportunities to encounter members of neighboring groups when they are on their own" she said

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Ornate box turtles hatch at Lincoln Park Zoo [Published Fort Mills Times - 13 hours ago]
Ornate box turtles hatch at Lincoln Park Zoo [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 13 hours ago]
Chicagoland's spine tingling & curious events [Published Examiner.com - 23 hours ago]
'This place is a zoo' is a compliment, not an i... [Published Chicago Now - Sep 19 2014]
‘Lethal violence inherent among chimps, humans’ [Published Times of India - Sep 19 2014]
Violence In Chimps Occurs Naturally, May Explai... [Published Inquisitr - Sep 18 2014]
Humans Likely Not The Reason That Chimps Attack... [Published Red Orbit - Sep 18 2014]
Human influence doesn't increase chimp-on-chimp... [Published Sun News - Sep 18 2014]
Chimps are natural-born killers, say scientists [Published Japan Times - Sep 18 2014]
Chimpanzees 'natural born killers' scientists say [Published ABC Online - Sep 18 2014]
Create Your Own Adventures With Young Kids [Published Chicago Now - Sep 18 2014]
Wild Chimps Are Violent, Warlike [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 18 2014]
Chimpanzee Wars Not Humans' Fault, May Be Proof... [Published Medical Daily - Sep 17 2014]
Chimps are natural-born killers, say scientists [Published Soweto Urban - Sep 17 2014]
Chimp Violence Doesn't Come from Humans [Published LiveScience.com - Sep 17 2014]
Nature of war: Chimpanzees inherently violent a... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 17 2014]
Chimps and humans 'natural killers' [Published Irish Independent - Sep 17 2014]
AZA-Accredited Zoos and Aquariums Fund Critical... [Published Noodls - Sep 16 2014]
Henry Doorly Zoo CEO New Chair Of Association O... [Published WOWT - Sep 16 2014]
Urban Wildlife Research Initiative Needs Your H... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 15 2014]
Three fall festivals liven the last weekend of ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 14 2014]
City Scenes and Utica, Wisconsin [Published Voices - Sep 13 2014]
Chicago Wildlife Watch Recruits Chicagoans to H... [Published Ask.com - Sep 12 2014]
Reader's Agenda Fri 9/12: Riot Fest, Chicago on... [Published Chicago Reader - Sep 12 2014]
HIT THESE HOTEL ROOFTOPS BEFORE SUMMER ENDS [Published Bisnow - Sep 11 2014]
Beer is king as Chicago celebrates local, inter... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 10 2014]
3 free Deerfield events in the next 3 weeks [Published Deerfield Review - Sep 07 2014]
WISCH LIST: Summertime surf’s still up in Chic... [Published InOttawa.com - Sep 06 2014]
Storms pass through the Chicago area [Published Voices - Sep 06 2014]
Lincoln Park Zoo to give Lionel Trains a new br... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Sep 05 2014]
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The troubling world of Koko the gorilla and the... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 21 2014]
Last week, people around the world mourned the death of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams. According to the Gorilla Foundation in Woodside, California, we were not the only primates mourning. A press release from the foundation announced that ...
40 percent of captive Alfrican elephants are obese [Published EarthSky - Jul 14 2014]
Photo credit: Dominik/Flickr African elephants in captivity are getting fat, and it’s a situation with potentially serious consequences for the species, say scientists Daniella Chusyd, M.A., is a doctoral student in the University of Alabama at ...
Chicago zoo creates gorilla blood database [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Jun 17 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzkLPH3Wxr4&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Chicago zoo creates gorilla blood database Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago is creating the first global database ...
Top 10 U.S. Summer Vacation Spots [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - May 19 2014]
Source: Thinkstock There’s more than just enjoying warm weather when it comes to summer. There’s also vacations — a week (or more if you’re lucky) of no work, a great destination, and enjoying all of the activities it has to offer. So, as you get ...
The cutest animal you've never heard of [Published CNN.com - Video - Apr 25 2014]
The Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago is celebrating the birth of a baby klipspringer, which is a small antelope. ...
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