Eat with some apes, if that’s your cup of tea

What:     Breakfast with Lincoln Park Zoo’s apes
When:    Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008 9:30-11 a.m.,  Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008 9:30-11 a.m.

Where:  Regenstein Center for African Apes @ Lincoln Park Zoo

2200 N. Cannon Dr.
Chicago, IL 60614
312.742.2000
www.lpzoo.org

Don’t get me wrong, I love animals. It’s just that the thought of eating with chimps and gorillas sounds totally repulsive on my end. But perhaps those with a penchant for primates and/or those want to instill some sense of fun and education in their angsty teens might enjoy this upcoming event: a dine-and-learn session hosted by Curator of Primates Sue Margulis, Ph.D. The program includes a lecture, breakfast, and viewing session of primates in their most active time of day, which Lincoln Park Zoo promises will be “the wildest breakfast you’ll ever eat!” The program costs $65 for Lincoln Park Zoo members and $75 for non-members. Children under 12 years of age are not permitted, which makes me suspect potential frisky zoo business.

For more information, visit www.lpzoo.org.

— Carly Fisher

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