Lincoln Park Zoo

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October 23, 2014
Heads Up on Local Wildlife

Zoo iologist Liza Watson-Dwyer offers a “heads up” on local wildlife, explaining how an animal’s head posture reflects its sense of risks in its environment.

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August 11, 2014
Sign Up for Zoo Fun This Fall

Looking for your kids to learn—and have fun—this fall? Sign them up for an education program at Lincoln Park Zoo! Toddlers can enjoy outdoor play with LEAP, older kids can join us for holiday camps and families can Sleepover with the Animals.

August 10, 2014
Sand Cat Rests

A sand cat rests at the zoo's Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House. The species is known for its long whiskers and excellent digging ability.

August 10, 2014
World Lion Day

In honor of World Lion Day, here's a photo of Sahar finding a spot in the shade and showing his impressive mane. Sahar lives alongside older female Myra at Kovler Lion House.

August 9, 2014
Patty Enjoys Enrichment

Baby female gorilla Patty plays with some enrichment next to mom at Regenstein Center for African Apes. The two are part of Kwan's gorilla troop at the zoo.

August 9, 2014
Challenge Your Perspective

Challenge your usual zoo perspective as we zoom in on some of the most interesting plants, buildings and animals Lincoln Park Zoo has to offer. 

August 8, 2014
Free Garden Tour Tomorrow!

Join us this Saturday, August 9, for a free garden tour with our expert horticulturists. The tour meets at the Nature Boardwalk kiosk near Cafe Brauer at 10 a.m.

August 8, 2014
Photo of the Week: August 8

Chimpanzee Cashew takes in a spot of sunshine at Regenstein Center for African Apes in our Photo of the Week! Take advantage of the fine weather yourself with a visit this weekend.

August 7, 2014
Stretch Out Summer

Yoga at the Zoo Presented by Walgreens continues through September. Join us for an outdoor session at the beautiful Peoples Gas Education Pavilion!

August 7, 2014
Post from the President--Stretching into the Sky

Construction continues on the zoo's west end, but Regenstein Macaque Forest is starting to resemble a real exhibit, President and CEO Kevin Bell shares. Get the latest on this future home for Japanese snow monkeys.

August 7, 2014
New Summer Additions

Waterfalls, new gardens and a thriving prairie ecosystem—summer has brought some significant changes to zoo grounds! Read about the exciting new additions here.

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