Lincoln Park Zoo

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April 18, 2014
Photo of the Week: April 18

Black rhino Kapuki and baby King get down for a good wallow in the mud in our Photo of the Week! Thanks to Keeper Cassy Kutilek for the picture.

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August 3, 2010
Zoos in the News

Crain's Chicago Business profiles the planning that goes into running Chicago's world-class zoos. See how Lincoln Park Zoo CEO and President Kevin Bell and Brookfield Zoo CEO and President Stuart Strahl manage their wild institutions.

August 3, 2010
Air & Water Show Weekend Parking Reminder

The Chicago Air & Water Show is August 14 &15. Please note that Individual, Household and Zoologist members will not receive free or reduced parking on these dates. Parking will cost $40 at the lot entrance for each day, but you may purchase a reserved parking space.

August 2, 2010
Home for Howls
August 2, 2010
Visit The Animals, Then Ride Along The Lakefront

After your zoo visit, take a bike ride! Rent a bicycle from Go Bike Chicago at Lincoln Park Zoo’s bus drop-off zone. After your ride, return the bicycle here or at Lake Point Tower (just west of Navy Pier). Bicycle rentals are available at Lincoln Park Zoo Wednesdays through Sundays, 10:30 a.m.–5 p.m. (weather permitting). For more information or to book a tour, call 312-890-3701.

July 29, 2010
Eastern Cicada Killer Wasp
July 28, 2010
LEGO Days—This Weekend

On Saturday and Sunday, take a break from visiting the animals to play with LEGOs at Lincoln Park Zoo. Jump into life-sized versions of your favorite LEGO games! Build a robot, then be the robot! Race through the labyrinth, move your pawn up the pyramid, challenge other families and win cool prizes. Then guess the number of bricks in the LEGO minotaur model for a chance to win a trip to LEGOLAND in California! These free family events are from 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

July 27, 2010
Lincoln Park Zoo Mobile

Our mobile web site lets you plan your Lincoln Park Zoo experience on the go. View a map, get hours and directions, and browse restaurants, shops and more at

July 26, 2010
Yoga at Nature Boardwalk Begins Next Week

There is no cooler yoga venue than Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo. The next series of classes (Adult Hatha Yoga and Mom/Dad & Baby) begins next week. Learn more or register here.

July 23, 2010
Collective Soul—Tonight at Jammin'

The show kicks off at 7 p.m. tonight with local boys Lovehammers. Then Collective Soul takes over the wildest stage in the city. Tickets are still available...join us at Jammin'!

July 23, 2010
Sleep Under the Skyscrapers Slideshow

Educators and campers set up tents on the south lawn to experience the zoo's urban ecosystem at night. See photos from our inaugural Sleep Under the Skyscrapers event.

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