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The ark in the park : the story of Lincoln Park Zoo

Author: Mark Rosenthal; Carol Tauber; Edward Uhlir
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a history of Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, discussing how its mission has changed since 1868 from a recreational attraction to a center for the study and conservation of endangered species from all over the world; includes archival materials, photographs, and oral histories.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rosenthal, Mark, 1946-
Ark in the park.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)607027761
Online version:
Rosenthal, Mark, 1946-
Ark in the park.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)630949509
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Rosenthal; Carol Tauber; Edward Uhlir
ISBN: 0252028619 9780252028618 0252071387 9780252071386
OCLC Number: 51751962
Description: x, 194 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Mark Rosenthal, Carol Tauber, and Edward Uhlir.

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"Lincoln Park Zoo is a Chicago treasure. For more than a century Chicago families have come here to relax, enjoy themselves, and learn more about animals. By staying free and accessible to all, the Read more...

 
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