OPEN 365 DAYS A YEAR & FREE

Location, Hours & Directions

OPEN 365 DAYS A YEAR & FREE

Location, Hours & Directions

New Arrivals

He hails from Toledo by way of Louisville and tips the scale at 1,000 pounds. Meet the first resident of the zoo’s new polar bear exhibit.
Wave to the weavers in their intricate nest, now home to a new female chick.
You don’t have to travel Down Under for an up-close look at this Australian native.
The Emerald City may be a myth, but this iridescent emerald starling chick is the real deal.

Animal Types

Mammals

Mammals

Mammals include everything from tiny mice to massive blue whales—and even people! This group of animals runs, floats and even flies around the globe.
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Birds

Reptiles

Tough skin lets reptiles live on land or in water. Unlike amphibians, which have gills when young, reptiles breathe air throughout their lives.
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Birds

Birds

Birds are everywhere, from the rainforest to the sands of the Sahara. They use wings and two legs to run, swim and fly, gathering food with beaks specially adapted to the task.
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Amphibians

Amphibians

Amphibians include everything from smooth salamanders to warty toads. This group of animals typically makes its home in or near the water.
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Exhibits

Exhibits

Exhibits

Encompassing landmark exteriors and high-tech homes, Lincoln Park Zoo’s buildings combine naturalistic exhibits with awe-inspiring animal encounters.

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OPEN 365 DAYS A YEAR
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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