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Name Our Baby Snow Monkey

We need your help picking the perfect name for our baby snow monkey, a boy born May 2. Click the link to cast your vote!


Nature in Motion: Sculpture at Lincoln Park Zoo

Explore an exhibition of nature-inspired sculptures set amid the zoo’s beautiful gardens! Free guided tours offered Friday–Sunday.

Learn About Nature in Motion: Sculpture at Lincoln Park Zoo

Snow Monkey Games, Videos and More

Want to Build Your Own Primate or watch the Japanese macaques settle into their new hot spring? Get an inside look at the zoo's newest species--and their high-tech home--at www.snowmonkeys.org.

Explore the Fun at www.snowmonkeys.org

New Arrivals

Wondering what's new at the zoo? We're proud to welcome two lionesses and a little crowned lemur!

See Our Latest Arrivals

Lincoln Park Zoo News

May 28, 2015
New Piglets at the Farm-in-the-Zoo

The Livestock Barn at the Farm-in-the-Zoo is looking cute and cuddly these days with the arrival of seven Mangalitsa piglets! This unique Hungarian breed is known for its long, curly fur.

May 28, 2015
Making Monkey Maps
May 28, 2015
One More Day to Name Our Snow Monkey Baby

Help us name Lincoln Park Zoo’s snow monkey baby boy, seen here in this close-up photo!

May 27, 2015
A Baby for Makari at Kansas City Zoo

Former Lincoln Park Zoo gorilla Makari has given birth to the first baby gorilla at Kansas City Zoo in 40 years! Both mom and baby are doing well.

May 27, 2015
Tickets on Sale for Brew to Be Wild Beer Fest

Like craft-brewed beer? Then you’ll go wild for Lincoln Park Zoo’s Brew to Be Wild craft beer fest on Saturday, June 13!

May 26, 2015
A Little Lemur

Our little crowned lemur is growing fast but still clinging to mom! Meet all the zoo's new arrivals.

May 22, 2015
Stretch into Summer

Feel like stretching into summer with Yoga at the Zoo Presented by Walgreens? Sessions start Wednesday, June 3—pick up a season pass today!


Who's the newest baby? When's the next chance to Sleepover with the Animals? Our weekly ZooMail digest highlights animal updates, program offerings and more!

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Understanding Urban Wildlife
Thursday, May 21, 2015

To many people, “urban wildlife” still sounds like a contradiction in terms. But as this week’s International Urban Wildlife Conference showed, the concept is inspiring impressive research around the globe—and highlighting the resilience of nature.

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