Lincoln Park Zoo

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December 19, 2014
Win a Behind-the-Scenes Tour at the Zoo!

ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank is one big merry-glow-round of illuminated holiday fun. Even more so if you’re the lucky winner of a behind-the-scenes tour at the zoo!

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September 20, 2011
Urban Wildlife Biologists

Saturday's Urban Wildlife Biologists program will introduce third-fourth graders to the birds and bugs at Nature Boardwalk. After learning about local wildlife, the kids will conduct their own outdoor experiments.

September 19, 2011
Celebrating Seniors—Chimpanzee

As the oldest chimpanzee in an Association of Zoos and Aquariums facility, 53-year-old Keo has the normal problems we primates face as we age. He’s developing a cataract in one eye. He moves a bit more slowly these days. His cardiac health is being monitored. And he soaks his biscuits to soften them before he bites.

But, like those of us in our golden years, he receives medical care to mitigate these problems. At his routine physical exam in October, an ophthalmologist will exam that cataract and a team of cardiologists will be present to check his heart.

September 19, 2011
Closing Notice

The Farm-in-the-Zoo Presented by John Deere is closed through Friday. We apologize for any inconvenience.

September 16, 2011
Celebrating Seniors

How does specialized care help the zoo’s geriatric animals live longer, healthier lives than ever before? Find out this Sunday with Celebrating Seniors!

September 16, 2011
Pandorus Sphinx Moth

A pandorus sphinx moth near Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo reminds Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt that wildlife surrounds us, even in the city.

September 16, 2011
Harvest Days Start Tomorrow

The goats are getting ready. Same with the cows. We're getting the pumpkins prepped for the patch and the DJ is selecting the tunes. Harvest Days starts tomorrow...are you coming to this free, family celebration?

September 15, 2011
Are You Coming To FarmFest Saturday Night?

Join Lincoln Park Zoo’s Auxiliary Board for their newest event—FarmFest! Reminiscent of Chicago’s street festivals and block parties, FarmFest gives a whole new meaning to “party animals.” Go here to learn more.

September 15, 2011
Urban Wildlife Biologists

Next Saturday third and fourth graders can come to the zoo to see what it takes to be an Urban Wildlife Biologist! While exploring the birds and bugs of Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo, they’ll conduct their own experiments to see what scientists are doing to study and protect Chicago wildlife.

September 14, 2011
Celebrating Seniors - Western Lowland Gorilla
September 14, 2011
Educator Open House at Lincoln Park Zoo

Join us September 27 for this free educator event! Enjoy appetizers and wine as you explore the zoo after hours, try different field trip activities and take home free copies of the latest curriculum materials.

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