Lincoln Park Zoo

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August 31, 2014
Golden-Breasted Starling

A golden-breasted starling perches on a tree branch and shows its metallic blue wings inside the free flight area of McCormick Bird House. This species is from eastern Africa and lives in groups of up to a dozen.

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June 12, 2014
Explore and Roar with the Summer Learning Challenge!

Parents, have your kids signed up for the Rahm’s Readers Summer Learning Challenge at Chicago Public Library? Our educators teamed up with Brookfield Zoo to develop “Explore and Roar,” eight weeks of fun animal activities!

June 11, 2014
We’re in the Mood for Indigo

You ain’t been blue ’til you’ve had that false indigo. But if you want to cheer up with a view of this beautiful prairie plant flowering at the zoo, you’d better hurry.

June 11, 2014
The Modern Sounds Tonight at Locally Sourced

Join us for a beautiful view and excellent local art and produce, live music and Lagunitas beer specials at tonight's Locally Sourced at the Patio! The fun runs from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

June 11, 2014
Rising Nashville Star to Perform at the Zoo

Country songstress Jana Kramer shares the bill with Kristian Bush of Sugarland at our Jammin’ at the Zoo concert on Thursday, June 26.

June 11, 2014
Paddling on the Pond

Have you seen the trumpeter swan cygnets swimming on the Hope B. McCormick Swan Pond yet? The four new arrivals are easy to spot on the water—with mom and dad generally keeping a close watch.

June 10, 2014
Free Live Bands Every Wednesday at the Patio

Come hear some great local bands from 5:30–7:30 p.m. every Wednesday night throughout the summer at the zoo’s Locally Sourced at the Patio series.

June 9, 2014
SuperZooPicnic is this Friday Night!

SuperZooPicnic, our annual celebration for Lincoln Park Zoo members, takes place from 6–8:30 p.m. this Friday.

June 6, 2014
Photo of the Week: June 6, 2014

A La Plata three-banded armadillo reveals remarkable symmetry when its durable shell is folded into an armored ball.

June 6, 2014
Enjoy a Discount at Chicago’s Most Scenic Café

Wondering where to eat outside tonight or this weekend? This is the view from the zoo’s Patio at Café Brauer. Any questions?

June 6, 2014
Post from the President—New Swans Swimming

Trumpeter swan cygnets have hatched once again at the Hope B. McCormick Swan Pond! President and CEO Kevin Bell shares the news about these fuzzy new arrivals and other bird highlights in his latest post.

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