Lincoln Park Zoo

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September 30, 2014
Singin’ in the Train

Choo-choo! Bring your little ones to the zoo on Thursday, October 2, for the grand opening of the Lionel Train Adventure.

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May 25, 2011
Scenes from Zoo-ologie

The Auxiliary Board's spring event, Zoo-ologie, was a smashing success. Check out the photos here.

May 25, 2011
Plentiful Perennials

Join us for Plentiful Perennials, a three-part series that focuses on the tools you need to identify perennials. Using popular plant families, we will discuss our ornamental friends as we explore zoo grounds. We will review what makes perennials similar or different and why you may (or may not!) want them in your garden. This series begins June 1. Go here to learn more.

May 24, 2011
Into the Field to Find Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnakes

Researcher Lisa Faust recaps another successful field season for eastern massasauga rattlesnakes. By studying this secretive species in Michigan, researchers can learn how to conserve them throughout their range.

May 20, 2011
Today is Endangered Species Day—Join Us!

Educators at the zoo today will offer special info on some of our rarest species. Scientists from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will also be on hand to share how they’ve partnered with the zoo to save animals. Join us for these fun, free activities as we recognize Endangered Species Day. Learn more here.

May 20, 2011
Got Weekend Plans?

Visit the zoo this weekend. We've got Endangered Species Day activities taking place today. Yoga is happening at Nature Boardwalk tomorrow. And our daily activities range from cow milking to great ape training sessions. And, of course, we're free and open to all. See the full list of daily fun here.

May 19, 2011
They Grow Up So Fast

The white-cheeked gibbon born at the Helen Brach Primate House in January has begun taking his first (wobbly) steps. Check it out.

May 17, 2011
It’s Baby Season: Enjoy from a Distance!

In sharing some of the ducklings and goslings spotted at Nature Boardwalk, Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt reminds us it’s best to enjoy them from a distance!

May 17, 2011
Model Primate

Desert Plastics, which manufacturers many of the enrichment items presented to Lincoln Park Zoo's animals, recently held a photo contest. We won, thanks to photographer John Kortas' keen eye, a great-looking gorilla and some beautiful fall colors. The $100 prize is earmarked for more enrichment items for the primates.

May 16, 2011
Takin Enrichment

Lincoln Park Zoo's Sichuan takin discovered some unusual items in their yard this morning. Take a look.

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