Lincoln Park Zoo

Type: Organization
Name: Lincoln Park Zoo
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Havens for wildlife that thrive in captivity

_ The July 31 article regarding the benefits of visiting Lincoln Park Zoo was indisputably compelling. The majestic and in many instances imperiled wildlife species that are housed there are treated with the utmost compassion and respect. The staff and ... [Published Chicago Tribune - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

A Panda at the San Diego Zoo

Who doesn't love going to the zoo. After all, walking through cages full of lions, elephants, and giraffes is one of the great American past-times, something anyone, of any age, can enjoy.However, with that being said, some zoos are definitely better ... [Published Travelers Today - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Six Family Must Do's Before Summer Ends

Summer goes by quickly, doesn't it? Seems like just a few weeks ago we were all anticipating the end of school and long, lazy summer days. Fast forward to back-to-school shopping and the last days of summer countdown.I am sure that you've crossed many ... [Published Chicago Now - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

‘Monkey Business’ at heart of Lincoln Park Zoo Ball

The Event: The 37th annual Zoo Ball turned out to be as much fun as a barrel of monkeys when more than 850 guests descended on the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago on July 11 for the annual black tie benefit.The inspiration for “Monkey Business,” presented ... [Published Northbrook Star - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

I Can Hold It

If you want to see me naked from the waist down all you have to do is follow me into the ladies’ room when I am with my two kids.It is a struggle to use the bathroom with two boys.It would be lovely if every place you visited had family bathrooms.Recently ... [Published Chicago Now - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

WISCH LIST: Celebrating Millennium Park’s birthday (and other oases)

On Wednesday, the best thing to hit Chicago in decades turned 10.It was back on July 16, 2004, when Mayor Richard M. Daley sliced a red ribbon to officially welcome the public to Millennium Park, the downtown gem that has since grown to become a true ... [Published InOttawa.com - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Junk in that trunk: The weight problem facing elephants

HUMANS AREN’T THE only species battling the bulge. New research has shown that obesity is a serious issue amongst elephants in captivity.Around 40% of African elephants in captivity were found to be overweight, an issue which can have serious health implications. ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Week 28 of 52: Learning During Summer

After the first week of Zoo Camp, the kids are enthusiastic for their second and final week at The Lincoln Park Zoo.I am incredibly proud of how much they have learned in the past week. The kids are teaching me about habitats, animal training and ways ... [Published Chicago Now - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

40 percent of captive Alfrican elephants are obese

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 ... [Published EarthSky - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Lincoln Park cars broken into, tires slashed>

CHICAGO (WLS) --Several drivers who park near the Lincoln Park Zoo woke up Sunday morning to find their cars broken in to, car windows smashed in, and their tires slashed.Police say the suspect struck cars parked along Stockton Drive and Lincoln Park ... [Published WLS Chicago - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Red kangaroo joey is Lincoln Park Zoo’s latest arrival

The newest member of the Lincoln Park Zoo’s kangaroo exhibit is up and hopping.The latest arrival, a male red kangaroo named Jack, was actually born last December, the zoo said on its website.  Kangaroos are born in a near-fetal state, and spend months ... [Published Voices - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Brookfield Zoo: A Photo Gallery

Having lived in Chicago for over a year, and the area for over 3 years, I finally decided it was time to make my way to Brookfield Zoo. Living on the north side of Chicago, I have visited the local and free Lincoln Park Zoo many times, and I have always ... [Published Chicago Now - Jul 08 2014]

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...They found that "most of the elephants died from injury or disease linked to conditions of their captivity" such as foot problems from having to stand on concrete surfaces and musculoskeletal disorders from not getting enough exercise...
Goldman said you can see treetops "all the way to River North and across Oz Park" from the rooftop sun deck and clubroom
...She will measure total body water using mass spectroscopy and the isotope deuterium. "This study will give us a much more reliable measure to determine which of these animals are obese" Nagy said
...be that zoos will need to rethink how they house and feed elephants to reduce the incidence of overweight [animals]," Chusyd said in a statement. "And not just elephants, as we hypothesize that a relationship between obesity, inflammation and infertility is present in many large mammals, including other imperiled African animals such as the rhinoceros and the gorilla."

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Havens for wildlife that thrive in captivity [Published Chicago Tribune - 6 hours ago]
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A Panda at the San Diego Zoo [Published Travelers Today - Jul 28 2014]
Boutique rental building in heart of Lincoln Park [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 27 2014]
Six Family Must Do's Before Summer Ends [Published Chicago Now - Jul 25 2014]
‘Cold Blooded Creatures’ Wows Children at Five ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 23 2014]
‘Monkey Business’ at heart of Lincoln Park Zoo ... [Published Northbrook Star - Jul 23 2014]
I Can Hold It [Published Chicago Now - Jul 23 2014]
Sneed: Will Michelle Obama speak up for Shamiya... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jul 22 2014]
Fat threatens elephants with heart disease, and... [Published Washington Post - Jul 21 2014]
NIU Annuitants plan trip to Lincoln Park [Published Daily Chronicle - Jul 19 2014]
WISCH LIST: Celebrating Millennium Park’s birth... [Published InOttawa.com - Jul 19 2014]
Junk in that trunk: The weight problem facing e... [Published TheJournal.ie - Jul 18 2014]
Can U.S. zoo elephants survive? UAB researcher ... [Published Birmingham News - Jul 18 2014]
African Elephants in Zoos Threatened by Obesity [Published Discovery Channel - Jul 17 2014]
Zoo Elephants' Big Threat: Too Much Junk in the... [Published LiveScience.com - Jul 15 2014]
How that Chicago trip can be a lot cheaper than... [Published WQAD - Jul 15 2014]
Week 28 of 52: Learning During Summer [Published Chicago Now - Jul 14 2014]
40 percent of captive Alfrican elephants are obese [Published EarthSky - Jul 14 2014]
Behind the Scenes of Forest & Found's Next Event [Published Grayslake Patch - Jul 14 2014]
Does this trunk make me look fat? Overweight zo... [Published Science Daily - Jul 14 2014]
Obit: Sanford R. Blum, started Blum Animal Hosp... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 14 2014]
Lincoln Park cars broken into, tires slashed> [Published WLS Chicago - Jul 13 2014]
A kid-friendly guide to the Windy City [Published KJRH-TV - Jul 13 2014]
Does This Trunk Make Me Look Fat? Overweight Zo... [Published Newswise - Jul 11 2014]
Big-City Luxe for Less! [Published News 96.5.com - Jul 11 2014]
Red kangaroo joey is Lincoln Park Zoo’s latest ... [Published Voices - Jul 10 2014]
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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. ...
Ecology: Darwin was right [Published The Economist - Science & Technology - Apr 10 2014]
IN MATTERS biological, whether large or small, it is a good bet that what Charles Darwin said back in the 19th century is correct. One idea he had, which has not hitherto been put to the test, is that waterborne invertebrates frequently disperse by hitching ...
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