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 15, 2014
Post from the President—What’s Your Name?

After 3,650 votes, we have a winner in our naming poll for the baby klipspringer recently born at the zoo. President and CEO Kevin Bell reveals the little one’s Swahili name and what it means.

May 14, 2014
United Run for the Zoo is Almost Sold Out

Registration for United Run for the Zoo—taking place Sunday, June 1—is now 90 percent full! Sign up for the 10K or 5K runs or the 5K fun walk before it’s too late!

May 13, 2014
Spring’s Wildest Party is this Saturday!

The wildest party of spring—Zoo-ologie 2014—happens this Saturday night at the zoo and tickets are still available.

May 13, 2014
Cool Views with Zoo Safari Tours

Zoo Safari Tours let Safari-level members and above enjoy expert views of zoo wildlife. You can Step Into Africa, Walk Through Time or Choose Your Own Safari…just RSVP for a Zoo Safari Tour now!

May 12, 2014
Help King Have a Ball

You can help baby black rhino King have a ball by shopping our current Wish List.

May 12, 2014
A Tribute to Moms

Hope all the moms out there enjoyed a happy Mother’s Day! The zoo has its share of wonderful moms, including crowned lemur Tucker at the Helen Brach Primate House, seen here cuddling her baby, born April 14. Thanks to keeper Anita Yantz for the cute close-up.

May 9, 2014
Photo of the Week: May 9

In our Photo of the Week, our baby klipspringer checks out the camera behind the scenes at Regenstein African Journey. We still need your help naming the new arrival—vote at!

May 9, 2014
The Patio at Café Brauer Opens Today for the Season!

We’re willing to bet there’s no outdoor dining spot in Chicago more scenic than The Patio at Café Brauer, which opens today for the season.

May 9, 2014
Floral Fanfare

More than 5,000 “Golden Harvest” narcissus were planted at Lincoln Park Zoo last October. Commonly called trumpet daffodils, the brassy floral fanfare now being performed heralds the emergence of spring blooms.

May 8, 2014
The More You Know...

Spring at the zoo is beautiful, but it can also be busy! Just a reminder as you plan your visit: during field-trip season, traffic is heaviest from 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

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