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  • Feel like hibernating?
  • The winter weather might have you thinking about hibernation.
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  • When Chicago's zoos welcome new arrivals, ABC7's Frank Mathie is typically among the first to greet them.
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  • Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo has two baby western lowland gorillas! The newest addition, another girl, is snuggling up to her mom, 16-year-old Rollie.
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  • The weather still feels like summer but people at Lincoln Park Zoo were all ready for fall Sunday at Harvest Days.
  • The weather still feels like summer but people at Lincoln Park Zoo were all ready for fall Sunday.
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  • Lincoln Park Zoo says Keo, a geriatric male chimpanzee, was euthanized Monday after advanced cardiac disease compromised his quality of life.
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  • A baby white-cheeked gibbon born at Lincoln Park Zoo on August 16, 2013, is seen clutching its mother, Burma.
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  • Six trumpeter swans hatched at Lincoln Park Zoo. They are the first of the endangered birds to hatch there since 2009.
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  • Two newborns have visitors at Lincoln Park Zoo asking the same question: What's a takin?
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  • For the first time since the late 1970s, Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo is once again home to hyenas.
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  • Lincoln Park Zoo is showing off its healthy baby western lowland gorilla, born on October 11, 2012.
  • Lincoln Park Zoo is showing off its healthy baby western lowland gorilla, ''Patty,'' born on October 11.
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  • A healthy baby lowland gorilla was born last Thursday at Lincoln Park Zoo.
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  • The Kovler Lion House at Lincoln Park Zoo is home to the king of beasts. But behind the big cats, an endangered species is getting a headstart- box turtles.
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  • Quite a debut for a baby zebra born at Lincoln Park Zoo! Kito, which means jewel in Swahili, showed off for zoo guests on Friday.
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  • She or he may be teeny tiny, but the birth of a titi monkey at the Lincoln Park Zoo is very big deal
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  • Eighteen ornate box turtles hatched at the Lincoln Park Zoo are part of a program to restore the dwindling population across the state.
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  • JoJo, 32, has settled into his new home at the Brookfield Zoo. He's on loan from the Lincoln Park Zoo as part of a breeding program.
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  • Lincoln Park Zoo's new male lion, Sahar, is exploring his outdoor exhibit.
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  • A gorilla born last week at Lincoln Park Zoo has died.
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  • Popular silverback gorilla JoJo will leave the city next month and head to the suburbs to start a family. Or at least that's the hope.
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  • For the first time in six years, the Lincoln Park Zoo has a new baby gorilla. She doesn't have a name yet, but she and her mom and dad are doing just fine.
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  • Two animals depend on each other for survival on the Montana prairies: the black footed ferret and the prairie dog.
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  • Where do babies come from? Well, at Lincoln Park Zoo storks actually do deliver bundles of joy -- in the form of chicks, of course.
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  • At Lincoln Park Zoo, visitors are hurrying over to see the new baby sloth and then waiting to see if the little creature moves.
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  • When a 100-pound baby is due, usually everyone knows about it -- even when the mother is a 1,500-pound Holstein cow.
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  • A dangerously cold winter brought wind chills near 35 degrees below zero.
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  • Now a year old, ABC7's Frank Mathie visits five red wolf pups at Lincoln Park Zoo.
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  • Living to age 50 these days isn't really all that unusual-- unless you happen to be a chimpanzee.
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  • The flamingos at the Lincoln Park Zoo have done something they haven't done in at least 50 years. They have laid eggs.
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  • At Lincoln Park Zoo's Siberian Tiger Exhibit the excitement isn't happening in the main habitat.
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  • Zookeepers are watching 6 sick chimpanzees at Lincoln Park Zoo closely after a chimp died there on Tuesday.
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  • Teetering on extinction in the wilds, the Gray Titi is thriving at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo.
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  • Two Trumpeter Swans at the Lincoln Park Zoo are tooting their own horns over the hatching of their little musicians.
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  • Six pups were born at Lincoln Park Zoo, but four of them are going to help bring back the wild population.
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  • Lincoln Park Zoo invited little ghouls and goblins to come out Saturday for a day of fun.
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  • The oldest animal at Lincoln Park Zoo has died. His name was R1, and for 70 years he lurked in the zoo's shallow waters staring at and sometimes scaring visitors.
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  • Have you ever noticed how sometimes kids look exactly like their parents, while others don't? At Lincoln Park Zoo, a bright orange baby langur was born in a black and white world.
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  • For the last 18 months, the Lincoln Park Zoo has been dredging and draining the South Pond.
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  • For the first time in the zoo's history, European white storks have delivered their very own baby storks.
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  • Blackhawks fans hope Chicago will devour Philadelphia in the Stanley Cup finals, which begin Saturday night.
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  • In literature, some animals don't get along, like the 'Tortoise' and the 'Hare' or the 'Big Bad Wolf' and the 'Three Little Pigs.' However, "The Ducks and the Gorillas" get along just fine in a modern-day fairy tale playing out at Lincoln Park Zoo.
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