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Kwan's Gorilla Group Welcomes Another Girl

On Tuesday morning, Lincoln Park Zoo welcomed its 52nd baby gorilla as female Bahati gave birth at Regenstein Center for African Apes. President and CEO Kevin Bell has all the details on the zoo's newest—and cutest—arrival.


New Arrivals

Wondering what's new at the zoo? We're proud to welcome a baby gorilla and a red panda breeding pair!

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Snow Monkeys Explore Their Snowy Home

How have the zoo’s new snow monkeys coped with Chicago’s recent snowfalls? See for yourself in this video of the cold-weather crew exploring Regenstein Macaque Forest following a bona fide Chicago blizzard!

Watch the Snow Monkeys Play in the Snow!

Summer camp kids at Lincoln Park Zoo's Nature Boardwalk Get Ready for Summer Camp at the Zoo!

Open registration begins on Wednesday, March 4, for Conservation Camp (pre-k–fourth grade) and Zoo Crew (fifth–eighth grade) summer camps! Zoo members receive a 15 percent discount on registration.

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Lincoln Park Zoo News

February 28, 2015
Week in Review: February 28

It was a busy and wonderful week at Chicago's free zoo. See all the highlights here, from a new baby gorilla to a red panda sniffing the snow.

February 27, 2015
You Want Baby Gorilla Video?

We'll give you baby gorilla video! Below is a super-cut of all our footage of the new arrival, a little girl born to silverback Kwan and female Bahati February 24.

February 27, 2015
Photo of the Week: February 27

Our Photo of the Week—surprise, surprise—features our new baby gorilla snuggling with mom Bahati. Learn all about the new arrival!

February 27, 2015
Checking Out the Baby Gorilla

How's big sister Patty reacting to a new baby in the gorilla group? See for yourself in this video of the 2-year-old checking out the new kid.

February 27, 2015
Post from the President--A New Baby Gorilla

On Tuesday morning, Lincoln Park Zoo welcomed its 52nd baby gorilla as female Bahati gave birth at Regenstein Center for African Apes. President and CEO Kevin Bell has all the details on the zoo's newest—and cutest—arrival.

February 26, 2015
Ice Skating at the Zoo Ends this Weekend!

Haven’t made it over to our family-friendly rink at the Farm-in-the-Zoo yet? You’ve only got three more days to glide!

February 26, 2015
Meet Mito

Female Mito seems to have the most vibrantly colored face of all the snow monkeys in the new troop at Regenstein Macaque Forest. Meet all the macaques with our special introduction!


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A New Baby Gorilla
Friday, February 27, 2015

I’m thrilled to announce that Kwan’s gorilla group at Regenstein Center for African Apes has a wonderful new addition, as female Bahati gave birth to a baby girl on Tuesday morning.

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