Crowned lemur Nuru at the Helen Brach Primate House enjoys a sweet red treat in our Photo of the Week! Native to Madagascar, this species' non-Valentine's Day dietRead More ›
Throughout February, all members enjoy free parking and extra discounts—a sign of our appreciation for your support! This Saturday you can also enjoy an inside look at our pygmy hippos with aRead More ›
To celebrate the holiday, our animal care experts offered the gorillas at Regenstein Center for African Apes some special treats. Watch mom Bana and baby Patty enjoy gelatin hearts...althoughRead More ›
I recently traveled to Puerto Rico for my first visit to the Iquaca and Rio Abajo aviaries, the conservation sanctuaries that house most of the world’s Puerto Rican parrotsRead More ›
A symphony of sounds rises into the humid Congolese air as I search for my travel companions. Though it’s only 8 a.m., the humid air hangs on us like a soggy sweater. But the noises around us areRead More ›
It’s the time of year when we’re all thinking about hearts—and not just because Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. It’s also American Heart Month, a time to reflect on the proper care of the organ thatRead More ›
So long, polar vortex—hello, outdoor winter activities! With temps finally on the upswing it’s a perfect time to enjoy Ice Skating at Lincoln Park Zoo.
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Two zoo research scientists and the curator of primates are trekking to a remote area in the rain forests of the Republic of Congo.
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