Everybody is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, right? Even Lincoln Park Zoo’s inquisitive meerkats, who recently found their own pot of gold (i.e. nutritious treats) hiddenRead More ›
Assistant lead bird keeper Kristin Dvorak traveled to South Africa to rehabilitate African penguin chicks abandoned by their molting parents.
A Keeper Cares for AfricanRead More ›
African elephants are part of a multifaceted ecosystem Lincoln Park Zoo helps protect through its Serengeti Health Initiative in Tanzania. By vaccinating domestic dogs in neighboring villages,Read More ›
In case you missed it, here are a few more photos from Maku’s birthday party last Friday. The eastern black rhinoceros—father of 2-year-old male King—turned 30 and received some rhino-sizedRead More ›
Spring is finally starting to appear and with it comes the return of wildflowers and butterflies. For the past few summers, teen researchers in the zoo’s Research Apprentice Program have conductedRead More ›
Our Photo of the Week shows black rhino Maku receiving some special enrichment today for his 30th birthday! A geriatric male for this solitary species, Maku lives at the Harris Family FoundationRead More ›
Lincoln Park Zoo offers a variety of summer programs geared to teens, from researching local wildlife alongside zoo scientists to educating visitors about animal anatomy.
The applicationRead More ›