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Best In Show will be screened at Lincoln Park Zoo on September 5.
Groom with a View

Although we don't have any pampered show dogs on exhibit at the zoo, we still appreciate them! Join us for a free, outdoor screening of "Best in Show" at our next Zoovies movie night on Friday, September 5.


New Arrivals

Wondering what's new at the zoo? Two babies are enjoying birthday milestones as they grow right before our eyes: white-cheeked gibbon Daxin and black rhino King.

See Our Latest Arrivals

King Turns One

Baby rhino King celebrated his first birthday on August 26. The growing guy and mom Kapuki enjoyed some outsized enrichment to mark the occasion, which can be viewed here.

Watch King's Birthday Enrichment Video

White-cheeked gibbon Burma enjoys festive birthday party enrichment Daxin’s First Birthday

White-cheeked gibbon Daxin recently turned 1 and the zoo celebrated his birthday with festive, flavorful enrichment for the entire gibbon family!

See Photos of Daxin’s Special Day

Lincoln Park Zoo News

September 2, 2014
Ready to Run

An ostrich poses at the zoo’s Kovler African Savanna. Long legs help this flightless bird species reach speeds of up to 40 miles per hour!

August 31, 2014
Golden-Breasted Starling

A golden-breasted starling perches on a tree branch and shows its metallic blue wings inside the free flight area of McCormick Bird House. This species is from eastern Africa and lives in groups of up to a dozen.

August 31, 2014
Best In Show Zoovies

Next Friday, September 5 the zoo will be hosting a free screening of "Best In Show" for our latest Zoovies event. Food and beverages will be available for purchase and the show begins at dusk.

August 30, 2014
Researching Dog Populations

In a recent conservation field diary, researcher Mary Beth Manjerovic, Ph.D. discusses Lincoln Park Zoo's work in partnership with Montana's Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Lame Deer, Montana.

August 30, 2014
Inca Tern Chick Arrival

McCormick Bird House's free flight area has a new addition—an Inca tern chick. Although the bird is known for its 'moustache', it hasn't grown in yet for the young chick. Learn more on our New Arrivals page!

August 29, 2014
Photo of the Week: August 29, 2014

For our Photo of the Week, we scavenged a closeup portrait of Bruno, a 27-year-old male cinereous vulture who resides with his mate, Lurch, at the zoo’s Regenstein Birds of Prey Exhibit.

August 28, 2014
Post from the President--A King-Sized Celebration

Baby rhino King turned 1 this week! President and CEO Kevin Bell shares the fun details from his party--and looks at how rhinos in the wild need our help.


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A King-Sized Celebration
Thursday, August 28, 2014

Lincoln Park Zoo observed a big milestone this week as baby black rhino King celebrated his first birthday on August 26.

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