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  • Top Ten Zoo Moments of 2016

    As we head into 2017 let’s recap some of our favorite zoo moments of 2016.

    Read the Post from the President

  • Living on the Edge

    The new Walter Family Arctic Tundra polar bear exhibit displays the species’ icy adaptations and the challenges of climate change.

    Explore the Zoo’s New Home for Polar Bears

  • Dive In!

    Our latest magazine issue delves into the zoo’s commitment to penguin and polar bear care and conservation.

    Read the Winter 2016 Issue

  • The Pride of Chicago

    Our $125 million Pride of Chicago campaign includes a new Learning Center and Visitor Center as well as a transformation of the historic Kovler Lion House at the heart of the zoo.

    Learn About the Campaign

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Meet our latest arrivals, from a Bactrian camel calf to three baby snow monkeys.

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

Through February 26
Glide all season long at Ice Skating at Lincoln Park Zoo Presented by PowerShares QQQ by Invesco!

Thursday, February 23
Join sensory illusionist Jeanette Andrews for a night of interactive magic in the Great Hall at historic Café Brauer.

Thursday, February 16
How do human caregivers and animal parents help raise zoo babies? Find out at this post-Valentine's Day program.

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Recent News
New Arrivals
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The newest member of the multigenerational black-and-white colobus monkey troop can now be seen clinging tightly to mom in Helen Brach Primate House!

Learn more about this new...

Hurvis Center
by Lincoln Park Zoo

Families with young children: come out and play! Join zoo volunteers from 10 a.m.–noon on Sundays and Tuesdays throughout January in the Main Barn at the Farm-in-the-Zoo.

In 2016, the zoo...

Posts from the President
by Lincoln Park Zoo

The past year was a terrific one for Lincoln Park Zoo. As we flip the calendar to 2017 let’s recap some of our favorite zoo moments of 2016.

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Some prefer sweets for the holidays. Others, like male polar bear Siku, favor saltier enrichment. (Thanks to keeper Dana Hunter for the video!)

 

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Since 2009, Lincoln Park Zoo has collected more than 1,700 coats in our annual ZooLights coat drive. Donate your coats!

Since 2009 we've collected more than 1,700 coats in our annual ZooLights Coat Drive. As you bundle up for the last days...

Posts from the President
by Lincoln Park Zoo

As 2016 winds down, we’re celebrating the 40th anniversary of some very vital folks at the zoo. But let’s start at the beginning.

1976 was a busy year. The U.S. celebrated its bicentennial, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak founded Apple, and...

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