VisitorGuide Lincoln Park Zoo by wuzhenguang


									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 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
           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                         
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
                                                                                                                                                 Find daily activities and restaurant info
Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo                                                                                                                   on the go with
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
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
                                                              10 a.m.–5 p.m.                                                  E-mail Address
                                                              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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