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Meet Our Red Panda Cubs

The Kovler Lion House welcomed two red panda cubs June 26! The little ones will spend the next three months growing behind the scenes, but you can see them on our den cam at the link below.

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, plus monthly evening strolls with the artists!

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Seven Questions About Saving Chimpanzees

How did Lincoln Park Zoo push for all chimpanzees to receive the endangered species protections they deserve? Find out in this Q&A with scientist Steve Ross.

Get an Inside Look at Chimpanzee Conservation

New Arrivals

Wondering what's new at the zoo? We're proud to welcome two lionesses and two red panda cubs!

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Lincoln Park Zoo News

July 7, 2015
A Spotlight on Black-Footed Ferrets

What can you find along Route 66? How about one of the most endangered mammals in North America: the black-footed ferret!

July 7, 2015
Swat Team

Transforming the common housefly into a work of art takes audacity—and lots of recycled scrap metal. Hear it from the artists themselves at our Evening Sculpture Stroll tomorrow night!

July 6, 2015
Urban Wildlife Institute "Ask Me Anything"

Have questions about urban wildlife? Join zoo scientists for an “Ask Me Anything” session at Reddit Science. #AMA It starts at noon on Monday, July 6!

July 6, 2015
Jumping Jaguars?

Jaguar Kianto looks ready to pounce in this photo #FromACurator! These South American predators can weigh up to 260 pounds.

July 5, 2015
Baby Bella and Family

Little gorillas Nayembi and Patty surround Bahati and baby Bella for a stroll in the summer weather!

July 5, 2015
Red Panda Cubs Move, Then Nap

In this latest update from our red panda den cam, one of the cubs wiggles across the floor…and just as quickly falls asleep. Learn all about the new arrivals at

July 4, 2015
Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day! Celebrate today with Ethan the bald eagle at Regenstein Birds of Prey Exhibit!

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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Red Panda Cubs!
Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Ready for something adorable? Then you’ll be thrilled to hear that the red panda pair at the Kovler Lion House has welcomed two cubs.

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