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Check Ups for Clark and Addison

Red panda cubs Clark and Addison displayed the species’ signature red color—and good health—at their second veterinary exam on August 25.


An Expert Guest

Regenstein Macaque Forest has welcomed many visitors…including Dr. Tetsuro Matsuzawa, who helped our snow monkeys make their way to Chicago.

See His Take on the New Exhibit!

Lincoln Park Zoo members enjoying Members-Only Morning exclusive zoo access Members-Only Morning Is This Saturday!

Lincoln Park Zoo members get the zoo to themselves for two hours this Saturday morning! The exclusive access includes a full program of family fun and animal viewing activities at several exhibits.

Learn More About Members-Only Morning

New Arrivals

Wondering what's new at the zoo? We're proud to welcome two red panda cubs and a baby Hoffman's two-toed sloth!

See Our Latest Arrivals

Lincoln Park Zoo News

August 28, 2015
Photo of the Week: August 28

Zookeeper Allycia Darst holds red panda cub Addison for her behind-the-scenes physical in our Photo of the Week! Addison continues to grow in an off-exhibit den with brother Clark and mom Leafa.

August 28, 2015
Members-Only Morning is Tomorrow!

Lincoln Park Zoo members get the zoo to themselves for two hours this Saturday morning!

August 27, 2015
Throwback: Baby Rhino King

A day after black rhino King celebrated his second birthday, here's a ‪#‎throwback‬ look at the little guy back in September 2013!

August 27, 2015
Extra-Base Hits

Here’s another look at red panda female cub Addison during the recent physical for her and her brother, Clark.

August 26, 2015
A Big Birthday Boy

Happy birthday to black rhino King! The growing guy, who turns 2 today, tips the scales at more than 2,000 pounds.

August 26, 2015
Party Crasher

A herd of wildebeests employs a strength-in-numbers defensive strategy to face down an approaching female lion in Tanzania.

August 25, 2015
Save $20 on Wild Spirits Admission!

Cocktail aficionados, here’s one on the house: a $20 discount on general admission to the zoo’s September 19 Wild Spirits tasting event!


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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Swabbing for Stress
Thursday, August 20, 2015

How do you know that Lincoln Park Zoo is making a difference for animal well-being? A positive sign is when one of your researchers earns an award from the Animal Welfare Institute.


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Celebrate the zoo's newest arrivals with a special snow monkey plush!

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Celebrate the zoo's newest arrivals with a special snow monkey plush!




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