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  • Red Panda Cubs Romp in the Snow

    Red panda cubs Clark and Addison recently went out in the snow for the first time at the Kovler Lion House!

    See the Red Panda Cubs Play in the Snow

  • Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine

    See What’s New—and What’s Next—for New Arrivals with the Winter 2015 Issue

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  • Zoo Fun for All Ages

    From Ice Skating Presented By PowerShares QQQ to Breakfast with the Apes, the zoo's events offer something for everyone!

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  • A Kovler Seal Pool Revamp

    A new renovation will improve the Kovler Seal Pool for seals and visitors, President and CEO Kevin Bell shares.

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  • Travel Along to the Goualougo Triangle

    See How Zoo Scientists Are Studying—and Saving—Some of the World’s Wildest Apes

    Watch the Latest Updates from Africa

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A Day at the Zoo

Meet our latest arrivals, from red panda cubs to a baby Francois’ langur.

More than a dozen state-of-the-art habitats get guests nose to nose with nature.

Nearly 200 species serve as ambassadors for wildlife from around the world.

Make the most of the your visit with sing-along sessions and animal encounters.

Zoo Events

Wednesday, February 10
Join zoo vets for an evening talk—with wine!—about innovative cardiac care for chimpanzees.

Through February 28 (Select Dates)
Lace up and enjoy Ice Skating at Lincoln Park Zoo Presented By PowerShares QQQ at the Farm-in-the-Zoo.

Saturday, February 13
Make Valentine’s Day-themed piñatas and other creative holiday enrichment for the zoo’s animals in this all-ages, open house-style program. Then watch animals receive enrichment in their exhibits!

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Recent News
Photo of the Week
by Lincoln Park Zoo

Our Photo of the Week sees one of our golden-headed lion tamarins peeking its head out of its treeside den at Regenstein Small Mammal–Reptile House. Named for their vibrant manes, these endangered primates are found in only a small portion of the...

Posts from the President
by Lincoln Park Zoo

The Kovler Seal Pool, seen here in 1899, has welcomed guests to the heart of the zoo since it was first constructed in 1879.

For more than 135 years, seals have welcomed guests to the heart of the zoo, providing an engaging...

Lincoln Park Zoo
by Lincoln Park Zoo

The zoo is now accepting applications from teens through April 15 for our Malott Family Zoo Intern, Research Apprenticeship and Camp Teen Volunteer programs for summer 2016. Teach visitors about animal adaptations, research urban wildlife with...

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by Lincoln Park Zoo

How does the zoo's head vet collaborate with a consulting cardiologist and an ECG specialist to combine ape and human cardiac care for the benefit of chimpanzees? Get to the heart of the matter at Wine & Wildlife: Building Good Heart Health...

Conservation Field Diaries
by Lincoln Park Zoo

The black-footed ferret (BFF) tale is a successful conservation story, but it is not over yet. This species recovery program—in which the zoo is a key partner—faces many...

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by Lincoln Park Zoo

National Serpent Day is a great time to highlight how zoo experts work with the Lake County and McHenry County Forest Preserve Districts to restore smooth green snakes to their native habitat in northern Illinois!...

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