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  • Red Panda Cub Changes

    Clark and Addison will leave Lincoln Park Zoo in the coming weeks, President and CEO Kevin Bell shares. The move reflects a careful planning process—and a new breeding recommendation for parents Phoenix and Leafa.

    Read the Latest Cub Update

  • Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine

    See What’s New—and What’s Next—for New Arrivals with the Winter 2015 Issue

    Check Out the Latest Zoo Magazine

  • Join the Wildest Race in Town

    Registration is now open for the 38th annual United Run for the Zoo on Sunday, June 5!

    Register for the Run

  • A Kovler Seal Pool Revamp

    A new renovation will improve the Kovler Seal Pool for seals and visitors, President and CEO Kevin Bell shares.

    Read the Latest Post

  • Swinging Successes in the Year of the Monkey

    See Everything Lincoln Park Zoo Does for These Amazing Animals, from Touch-Screen Studies to Long-Term Population Planning

    See Our Monkey Highlights

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A Day at the Zoo

Meet our latest arrivals, from red panda cubs to a baby Francois’ langur.

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

Wednesday, February 10
Join zoo vets for an evening talk—with wine!—about innovative cardiac care for chimpanzees.

Through February 28 (Select Dates)
Lace up and enjoy Ice Skating at Lincoln Park Zoo Presented By PowerShares QQQ at the Farm-in-the-Zoo.

Saturday, February 13
Make Valentine’s Day-themed piñatas and other creative holiday enrichment for the zoo’s animals in this all-ages, open house-style program. Then watch animals receive enrichment in their exhibits!

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Recent News
Posts from the President
by Lincoln Park Zoo

No one stays a kid forever. As every parent soon discovers, the nature of life is that little ones grow and change, getting ready for new adventures as they mature.

Growth is especially accelerated on a zoo timeline, as wild animals mature...

Lincoln Park Zoo
by Lincoln Park Zoo

Fennec fox Minnie appeared to be doing a few stretches this morning! #FromACurator

Learn More with Our Fennec Fox Fact Sheet

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by Lincoln Park Zoo

Registration is now open for the 38th annual United Run for the Zoo on Sunday, June 5! Sign up for the 10K run, 5K run/walk or Kids’ Safari Stampede mini obstacle course and join the wildest race in town.

Learn...

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by Lincoln Park Zoo

February 8 kicks off the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese calendar, making it a great occasion to take stock of how much we love monkeys at Lincoln Park Zoo.

Guests can watch monkey species leap and play through the treetops in habitats...

Lincoln Park Zoo
by Lincoln Park Zoo

Today kicks off the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese calendar, so we’re celebrating with some special enrichment for the monkeys at the Helen Brach Primate House!

Above: Our pied tamarins pose near...

Photo of the Week
by Lincoln Park Zoo

Our Photo of the Week sees one of our golden-headed lion tamarins peeking its head out of its treeside den at Regenstein Small Mammal–Reptile House. Named for their vibrant manes, these endangered primates are found in only a small portion of the...

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