Lincoln Park Zoo

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December 1, 2015
Animated GIF: Owl Dives for Prey

Scientists with the zoo's Urban Wildlife Institute see plenty of awesome sights as they monitor Chicago wildlife, but nothing tops this sequence of a barred owl feasting on a bird.

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March 21, 2012
Experiencing Niger
March 20, 2012
Students Become the Teachers at Lincoln Park Zoo

On Monday, eighth graders from Francis W. Parker School used the zoo as a classroom to lead younger students through the science of animal observation. See what they saw—and how they honed their skills through the Community of Conservation project.

March 20, 2012
Spring Break Safari

Looking for some spring break fun for your little ones? Sign them up for a Spring Break Safari at Lincoln Park Zoo!

March 19, 2012
Black-Crowned Night Herons Arrive Early

The first adult black-crowned night herons of the season arrived at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo last week. Endangered in Illinois, the birds seem primed to nest once again near the zoo’s urban oasis.

March 15, 2012
Checking In on the White-Cheeked Gibbons

Visiting the endangered apes in the Helen Brach Primate House--see the photos!

Male white-cheeked gibbon Caruso displays the feature that gives the species its name.

March 15, 2012
An Old Friend and New Visitors
March 15, 2012
Scientists on Safari

This spring break, third-fourth graders can see what a zoo scientist's life is like with Scientists on Safari! Learn about wild research projects and then conduct your own behavioral study.

March 14, 2012
Big Birds

Eagles, vultures and owls...check in with the Birds of Prey with these photos from a beautiful day at the zoo!

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