Our Amur leopard soaks up a bit of sunshine at the Kovler Lion House. These powerful predators hunt boars, deer and small mammals including hares in the wild.Read More ›
The Lincoln Park Zoo family is sad to bid farewell to one of our oldest friends. Chimpanzee Keo, the oldest male chimpanzee in a North American zoo at 55, was humanely euthanized today.Read More ›
For World Rabies Day, zoo researcher Anna Czupryna shares how the zoo-led Serengeti Health Initiative is helping to fight the disease in Africa. Read howRead More ›
A female Himalayan monal looks down from the top of the Regenstein Birds of Prey Exhibit in our Photo of the Week. Ranging from Afghanistan to Bhutan, theseRead More ›
As we look forward to the Chicago Humanities Festival, Fisher Center Director Steve Ross says that a guideline for “How Humans Should Treat Animals” is how complex speciesRead More ›
The principles of natural selection make clear the fact that animals have adapted to particular environments. We’ve all heard how giraffes evolved long necks to reach the highest branches or howRead More ›
Illinois was once dominated by prairie. Grasses and tall flowers covered much of the state, harboring wildlife uniquely adapted to this signature Midwest landscape.
Today,Read More ›