Boardwalk in Bloom Become a Member! Join the excitement of Lincoln Park After a full year of growth, Nature Boardwalk at Lin- Zoo by becoming a member today. coln Park Zoo is in full bloom. Stroll the boardwalk to Member benefits include: see the pond and prairie plants that have taken root— •Free and discounted parking opportunities and the native wildlife flourishing around them. •Members-only Mornings at the zoo •Discounts on education programs and events •Discounts on retail items and food purchases •Updates on the latest news and arrivals with Lincoln Park Zoo magazine The biggest benefit of all is knowing your membership supports Lincoln Park Zoo’s amazing animals as well as conservation efforts at home and abroad. Visit www.lpzoo.org/membership to join today! Host Your Event at Lincoln Park Zoo! Lincoln Park Zoo is the perfect place to host your next family gathering, corporate event or wedding. Leave the planning to us—food and a fun, private setting will all be taken care of. Call 312-742-2400 for more information. Nature Boardwalk Highlights Public Transportation Black-eyed Painted turtles For information, contact the RTA/CTA at 312-836-7000 Susans Native Scientists track or visit www.transitchicago.com. to the region, these reptiles these delicate-looking via radio transmitters prairie flowers can handle attached to their shells. hot summers while The turtles like to bask blooming from June– in warm weather, soak- ing up sun on exposed Lincoln Park Zoo is a privately man- October. They attract aged non-profit institution that de- birds, bees, butterflies— rocks and branches. pends on the support of its visitors, and people. members and donors to remain free Black-crowned and open every day. Bulrushes night herons Cannon Drive at Fullerton Parkway These green Endangered Chicago, IL 60614 • 312-742-2000 reeds at the in Illinois, these birds www.lpzoo.org water’s edge provide perches for dragonflies return to Nature Board- walk each spring to nest. Lincoln Park Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Visitor Guide and songbirds. Strong roots anchor the shoreline and naturally filter the Fish from surrounding waters provide plenty of food for growing chicks. Lincoln Park Zoo pond’s water. Highlights & Map Stay Connected! Zoo Highlights Looking for what’s new at the zoo? You have plenty of options! Not sure what to visit? Check out the following must-see exhibits. See It All at Lpzoo.org Find daily activities and restaurant info Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo on the go with www.lpzoo.org/mobile. Enjoy a walk in the woods. Visitors of all ages can observe You can also enjoy the full world of red wolves, black bears, river otters and beavers in a wildlife—including animal fact sheets and field updates—at www.lpzoo.org. wooded outdoor setting. Indoors, kids can see snakes and insects at eye level before exploring the upper canopy in the Treetop Canopy Climbing Adventure. Join the Fun Regenstein African Journey What’s on the menu for the latest Diet Snapshot? Experience the sights and sounds of Africa. Dwarf Which wild behavior made the latest Post from a crocodiles and pygmy hippos swim in rain forest pools Curator? Follow Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and the while meerkats and masked lovebirds play in a dry thorn zoo blogs to experience each day as it happens! forest. Outdoors, towering giraffes amble in the savanna near neighboring warthogs and African wild dogs. Have a perfect picture of family fun or amazing animals? Share it at the official Lincoln Park Zoo Flickr pool! Regenstein Center for African Apes What to Know Get face-to-face with Lincoln Park Zoo’s famous gorillas and chimpanzees. Three different groups can be seen Hours Gateway Pavilion Updates in Your Inbox April–May Offers the following guest Who’s the newest baby to emerge from climbing trees, nesting in the mulch and interacting with 10 a.m.–5 p.m. services at its location just the den? When’s the next opportunity to Sleep Under fellow apes in natural indoor and outdoor habitats. the Skyscrapers? Our weekly ZooMail digest highlights inside the East Gate: Memorial Day–Labor Day • Information Desk animal updates, program offerings and more! Weekdays • Membership Services 10 a.m.–5 p.m. • First Aid and Public Safety RETURN THIS CARD to Gateway Pavilion to subscribe to Weekends ZooMail. You’ll be registered to win a behind-the-scenes tour! 10 a.m.–6:30 p.m. • Lost and Found • Strollers and Wagons Name • Free Wheelchairs September–October 10 a.m.–5 p.m. E-mail Address ATMs November–March Located at Park Place Address 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Café and inside Wild Things gift shop. I would enjoy m viewing animal info on my mobile device While Lincoln Park Zoo m mobile access to program information is open 365 days a year, m real-time feedback from zoo staff. some rides and snack sta- m I am a member. tions may be closed during (The behind-the-scenes drawing will occur March 2012. Winners will be notified via e-mail.) winter hours.
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