Lincoln Park Zoo

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October 2, 2015
From the Lab to the Reservation

Saving the black-footed ferret from extinction requires cutting-edge science technology, extensive field work and ongoing collaboration between communities and conservationists.

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July 9, 2015
Post from the President--Polar and Penguin Progress

What's that poking out above the construction fence at Lincoln Park Zoo's north end? It’s the first signs of our upcoming Walter Family Arctic Tundra and Robert and Mayari Pritzker Penguin Cove!

July 9, 2015
We Kid You Not

We love seeing kids at the zoo. But on July 24 grownups get the zoo all to themselves for an entire evening!

July 8, 2015
Free Live Music at the Patio Tonight!

Brass chamber music trio V3NTO performs—for FREE—from 5:30–7:30 p.m. tonight at our Locally Sourced at the Patio series!

July 7, 2015
A Spotlight on Black-Footed Ferrets

What can you find along Route 66? How about one of the most endangered mammals in North America: the black-footed ferret!

July 7, 2015
Swat Team

Transforming the common housefly into a work of art takes audacity—and lots of recycled scrap metal. Hear it from the artists themselves at our Evening Sculpture Stroll tomorrow night!

July 6, 2015
Urban Wildlife Institute "Ask Me Anything"

Have questions about urban wildlife? Join zoo scientists for an “Ask Me Anything” session at Reddit Science. #AMA It starts at noon on Monday, July 6!

July 6, 2015
Jumping Jaguars?

Jaguar Kianto looks ready to pounce in this photo #FromACurator! These South American predators can weigh up to 260 pounds.

July 5, 2015
Baby Bella and Family

Little gorillas Nayembi and Patty surround Bahati and baby Bella for a stroll in the summer weather!

July 5, 2015
Red Panda Cubs Move, Then Nap

In this latest update from our red panda den cam, one of the cubs wiggles across the floor…and just as quickly falls asleep. Learn all about the new arrivals at

July 4, 2015
Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day! Celebrate today with Ethan the bald eagle at Regenstein Birds of Prey Exhibit!

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