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July 2, 2015
Red Panda Gives Birth

Want to see how a red panda cub enters the world? Here’s video of female Leafa giving birth to the first of her two cubs in our behind-the-scenes den at the Kovler Lion House. It’s an amazing look at a rarely seen process.

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January 4, 2012
Help Us Name Our New Snowy Owl

There's a new snowy owl at Lincoln Park Zoo and we need your help naming her. Voice your opinion in our poll here.

January 4, 2012
ZooMail Shares What's New

Want to receive all the latest Lincoln Park Zoo news in your inbox? Sign up for ZooMail, our weekly email digest sharing animal updates, program offerings and more!

January 4, 2012
Building Closing Announcement

The Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo building is closed through mid February to perform renovations on the climbing structure. We apologize for the inconvenience. The exterior elements of the Children’s Zoo—the red wolf, black bear, beaver and river otter exhibits—are open.

December 30, 2011
Last Weekend of ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One

Remember: ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One is open through January 1! Come by to enjoy a hot chocolate and 2 million beautiful lights.

December 29, 2011
Chimps Should Be Chimps iPad Giveaway!

To celebrate the release of Chimps Should Be Chimps, Lincoln Park Zoo’s Project ChimpCARE is giving away a free iPad. All entries must be in by December 31, so submit yours today!

December 27, 2011
We're Wondering...

What’s the most memorable lesson you’ve picked up at Lincoln Park Zoo? Go here or email

December 27, 2011
ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One are Shining!

Looking for post-Christmas / pre-New Year's fun? Join us at ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One. We're shining nightly through January 1. Free and open to all! Go here to learn more.

December 21, 2011
Members Lounge at ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One

Are you coming to ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Charter One? Are you a zoo member? If so, join us in the Members Lounge in Park Place Cafe, which has treats and crafts free for zoo members with their membership cards. It's another way we can say thanks for supporting Lincoln Park Zoo. Go here to learn more.

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