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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.

Learn More About the Zoo’s Summer Camps

Lincoln Park Zoo News

March 3, 2015
Summer Camp Open Registration is Tomorrow!

Open registration for summer camp at Lincoln Park Zoo begins tomorrow at 10 a.m.!

March 3, 2015
Happy World Wildlife Day

What better way to celebrate World Wildlife Day than with a look at lion Sahar's mane? This global event reminds us of the wonders of wildlife—and the fact that we need to work together to conserve it.

March 3, 2015
One Week In

This photo was taken at 6:57 a.m., exactly one week (to the minute!) from the birth our precious new gorilla arrival. Bahati and her new baby girl are both doing well. #FromACurator

March 2, 2015
Video: Baby Gorilla Closeup

And now, without further ado, here is your baby gorilla girl video clip of the day.

March 2, 2015
Whiskered Away

One of our harbor seals seems to be all whiskers in this photo from Assistant Lead Keeper Jill Dignan! The sensitive hairs let the aquatic predators detect sound waves—and prey—underwater.

March 2, 2015
Good Morning, Gorilla!

Need something cute to jumpstart Monday morning? How about female gorilla Bahati holding her new baby AND a favorite treat: some red peppers!

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.


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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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