Lincoln Park Zoo

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July 28, 2014
Horn of Plenty

Saxophonist Barry Winograd brings his jazz duo to the Patio at Café Brauer from 5:30–7:30 p.m. Tuesday night.

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May 22, 2014
Thanks to Wish List Supporters!

Mitya, Lincoln Park Zoo’s Amur leopard, knocks around a Weeble in his outdoor home at the Kovler Lion House. The weighted, plastic cylinder is an enrichment amenity that was generously provided by supporters of the zoo’s monthly Wish List.

May 21, 2014
Avoid the Rush

Given the beautiful weather, who wouldn’t want to visit Chicago’s free zoo? Just a friendly reminder, though—during this busy field-trip season, traffic around the zoo is heaviest from 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

May 20, 2014
Working Together to End the Illegal Ivory Trade

96 elephants are killed every day for their ivory in Africa. Beyond spurring a conservation crisis, this illegal trade funds terrorist groups and other criminal organizations—even extending into the United States.

May 20, 2014
Make It Yours

Lincoln Park Zoo is your zoo, free and open to visit 365 days a year. We rely on your support to fund world-class conservation, education and care. Please keep the zoo yours by making a gift today!

May 19, 2014
The Color of Money

Sustainable logging (look for the FSC label!) may offer a way to save habitat for gorillas and chimpanzees outside protected areas in the Republic of Congo. Zoo scientist Dave Morgan is learning more.

May 19, 2014
Flow and Behold: Outdoor Yoga Starts Soon

Yoga at the Zoo Presented by Walgreens is limbering up for another season! Adult Yoga classes start Wednesday, June 4 (with free promo classes on May 31 and June 1); Parent & Toddler Yoga classes start Thursday, June 5.

May 16, 2014
Photo of the Week: May 16

Polar bear Anana enjoys some icy enrichment in our Photo of the Week. The snowy surprise, donated by Howe Corp., featured plenty of leafy browse on top and meaty treats within the ice.

May 16, 2014
Discover the Zoo at Dusk

The zoo’s seasonal Twilight Safari tour series is back by popular demand!

May 16, 2014
Happy Endangered Species Day!

Lincoln Park Zoo is proud to work with partners across North America to conserve endangered species like the cotton-top tamarins at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House.

May 15, 2014
Still a Few Camp Sessions Remaining!

Summer fun alert: spaces are still open in zoo Conservation Camps, where pre-k kids to fourth graders can spend a week exploring the zoo and enjoying animal activities. Register for Conservation Camp today!

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