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PHOTOS: Baby Box Turtles Are Local Zoo's Latest Addition

Posted 08.08.2012 | Chicago

Lincoln Park Zoo's animal population grew by 18 this week when a clutch of ornate box turtles hatched. The quarter-sized turtles will receive speci...

Rescued Sea Lion Pups Brought To Brookfield Zoo

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The pair are inseparable, one of them can't swim properly yet and their "mom" resembles a plastic trash can with nipples. Soon -- and perhaps as ea...

Lincoln Park Zoo's Oldest Animal Dies: Dwarf Crocodile Was 72 Years Old

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A dwarf crocodile whose claim to fame was siring a clutch of five crocodiles when he was in his late 60s is dead, Lincoln Park Zoo officials said Mond...