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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!

See Our Full Web Guide at www.lpzoosculpture.org

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!

See Our Latest Arrivals

Lincoln Park Zoo News

July 3, 2015
From A Curator

Japanese Macaque female “Mito” takes a dip in the water to cool off at the Regenstein Macaque Forest. #FromACurator

July 3, 2015
Photo of the Week: Ostriches

Two heads are better than one in our Photo of the Week! Visit our ostriches at the Antelope & Zebra Area this weekend.

July 3, 2015
Sculpture Show Tours

Prairie Song. Q reflects nature's science and beauty. See it at one of our Nature In Motion Sculpture Show Tours!

July 2, 2015
Red Panda Gives Birth

Want to see how a red panda cub enters the world? Here’s video of female Leafa giving birth to the first of her two cubs in our behind-the-scenes den at the Kovler Lion House. It’s an amazing look at a rarely seen process.

July 2, 2015
Notable Achievement

When did a primatologist’s path to the zoo’s Fisher Center begin? In her adolescence with a precocious letter she’d forgotten about...until a coworker recently discovered it in a filing cabinet. Read the full story!

July 1, 2015
Red Panda Cub Video

Want a sneak peek into our red panda den? Check out this video of our two new cubs stretching out their legs and receiving care from mom Leafa!

July 1, 2015
Post from the President--Red Panda Cubs!

Lincoln Park Zoo’s Kovler Lion House welcomed two adorable red panda cubs on June 26, 2015, the first in the zoo’s history. President and CEO Kevin Bell shares the details.


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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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