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  • A Vision for the Future

    Lincoln Park Zoo has a new look shaped by a bold vision for wildlife conservation. Kevin Bell surveys the road ahead in his Post from the President.

    Get Inspired

  • Sharing the Earth

    Learn how the zoo is orchestrating harmonious habitats for people and wildlife—from Chicago to the Serengeti—in the new issue of our redesigned magazine.

    Turn the Page

  • The Pride of Chicago

    Our $125 million Pride of Chicago campaign includes a new Learning Center and Visitor Center as well as a transformation of the historic Kovler Lion House at the heart of the zoo.

    Learn About the Campaign

  • Discover Wild Horizons

    Join our journey to support wildlife at an interactive, digital experience debuting Saturday, March 25, in the heart of the zoo.

    Broaden Your Horizons

  • Greener Cities

    The zoo's Urban Wildlife Institute is pioneering a global network for healthier urban habitats one animal photo at a time.

    Get the Bigger Picture

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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

Sunday, June 4
Register for the 5K, 10K or kids’ Safari Stampede at the wildest race in town!

Saturday, April 8
Join our first FREE garden tour of the season, led by zoo horticulturists!

Saturday, April 15
Celebrate Easter weekend at the zoo with a basketful of fun family activities!

Recent News
Conservation & Science
by Lincoln Park Zoo

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Posts from the President
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From the front page of our website to the gates at the zoo, you may have noticed a new look at...

Conservation & Science
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Posts from the Curators
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Hurvis Center
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Our chimpanzees had their hands on their hearts and their hearts in their mouths this morning at...

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