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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 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!

May 22, 2015
Photo of the Week: May 22

New lionesses Kamali and Zalika sit side by side in our Photo of the Week. The sisters seem to be at home already at the Kovler Lion House…and should be meeting male lion Sahar relatively soon.

May 22, 2015
Getting Ready for Research

How did we build voluntary research into the new Regenstein Macaque Forest? Get an inside look at snow monkey science with this video!

May 21, 2015
Post from the President--Understanding Urban Wildlife

Lincoln Park Zoo hosted the International Urban Wildlife Conference this week, hosting scientists from around the globe to discuss how people and animals can share space in our cities. President and CEO Kevin Bell has the details.

May 21, 2015
Name Our Baby Snow Monkey!

We need your help picking the perfect name for our baby snow monkey, a boy born May 2! Visit www.lpzoo.org/snowmonkey to cast your vote.


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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