Lincoln Park Zoo

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July 31, 2014
Hillside Haven

Prairie wildflowers provide painterly splashes of color in a recently landscaped hillside garden at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo.

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April 30, 2014
Members-Only Morning Is May 3!

Members, watch gorillas wake up this Saturday with our exclusive Members-Only Morning! Packed with activities, this free event highlights how much we appreciate your support.

April 29, 2014
A Tiny Takin

Have you seen the baby Sichuan takin calf at Antelope & Zebra Area yet? Born last week, the little goat antelope will likely weigh 600 pounds when he's full grown!

April 28, 2014
Make Piñatas for the Animals!

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Sunday, May 4, by making creative interpretations of piñatas for the animals at Lincoln Park Zoo!

April 25, 2014
Party for the Planet

Celebrate Earth Day weekend with special piñatas for Lincoln Park Zoo's wildlife. Globes for lions and logs for gorillas are among the free fun on Saturday and Sunday. See the schedule!

April 25, 2014
Jammin’ at the Zoo Tickets Now on Sale to Public

Tickets for this summer’s first Jammin’ at the Zoo concert on June 26 are on sale to the general public today!

April 25, 2014
Photo of the Week: April 25

A baby klipspringer takes in its surroundings in our Photo of the Week. Born March 30, this tiny calf has had to be hand-reared behind the scenes at Regenstein African Journey. Even in adulthood, these dwarf antelopes reach just 24 inches in height.

April 24, 2014
Post from the President—Step into Spring

President and CEO Kevin Bell shares how spring is the perfect time to visit Chicago's free zoo. You can see daffodils and scilla in bloom and watch baby rhino King and baby gorillas Patty and Nayembi explore the outdoors.

April 24, 2014
New Baby for Sichuan Takin Herd

The Sichuan takin herd at the Antelope & Zebra Area has just welcomed a new baby! The new arrival, a male, was born yesterday afternoon to female Jinse. After receiving his check-up this morning, the calf has joined the herd on exhibit, including mom, older brother Mengyao, half-sibling Xing Fu and female Mei Li.

April 23, 2014
ADOPT a Chimpanzee!

The zoo’s support for chimpanzees is vast and multifaceted. You can contribute to these efforts with a special chimpanzee ADOPT gift package.

April 22, 2014
Better Than Counting Sheep

Normally, we discourage visitors from blowing up air mattresses to catch a few z’s inside the zoo’s animal houses.

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