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  • The Vote Is In!

    After a week of voting, you've picked the name for Ono's new baby at Regenstein Macaque Forest. It was neck and neck, but Otaru is the new arrival's name!

    Meet Otaru

  • Main Barn Makeover

    A fresh look and updated activities make the Main Barn at the Farm-in-the-Zoo a top destination for our youngest visitors, President and CEO Kevin Bell shares.

    Learn More About the Changes

  • Nature in Focus

    Photographers, enter to win the chance to display your work at Lincoln Park Zoo by submitting your favorite photo of "Chicago-Area Nature in Public Spaces."

    See the Nature in Focus Contest Details

  • Around the World

    The rainforest habitat of golden-headed lion tamarins is just one stop on an around-the-world journey with Lincoln Park Zoo's wildlife.

    Check Out the Latest Zoo Magazine

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A Day at the Zoo

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

Thursday, June 2
Enjoy a grownup version of the zoo after-hours with live entertainment, animal chats and cash bars.

Sunday, June 5
Sign up early to save on registration fees for the wildest race in town.

Friday, June 10
Lincoln Park Zoo members get the entire zoo to themselves for an evening of family fun at this exclusive, after-hours celebration just for them!

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Recent News
Posts from the Curators
by Lincoln Park Zoo

Thanks to Zoological Manager Laszlo Szilagyi for a great happy baby camel pic! #FromACurator

Meet the Baby Camel

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Lincoln Park Zoo
by Lincoln Park Zoo

From puzzle feeders to wielding sticks to extract food from a simulated termite mound, the zoo’s chimpanzees are no slouches when it comes to problem solving and tool use. Show your support for these amazing, endangered apes—and the zoo’s work on...

Lincoln Park Zoo
by Lincoln Park Zoo

Photographers, enter to win the chance to display your work at one of Chicago’s most-visited gardens! Submit your favorite photo of “Chicago-Area Nature in Public Spaces”—and enter a contest to be exhibited at Nature in Focus: Photography at...

Lincoln Park Zoo
by Lincoln Park Zoo

Kazho, a 1-year-old female Amur leopard who arrived at the zoo this spring, represents one of the world’s most critically endangered species. This rare cat’s largest viable wild population numbers about...

Regenstein Macaque Forest
by Lincoln Park Zoo

It was neck and neck until the very end, but Otaru beat Otsu as the new name for snow monkey Ono's baby born April 13. Thanks to everyone who voted to help us name the second of three new arrivals this season at Regenstein Macaque Forest.

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by Lincoln Park Zoo

Middle-school students who participated in Lincoln Park Zoo’s Young Researchers Collaborative (YRC) over the past school year proudly showcased their projects yesterday at the 12th annual...

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