Lincoln Park Zoo

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December 19, 2014
Win a Behind-the-Scenes Tour at the Zoo!

ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank is one big merry-glow-round of illuminated holiday fun. Even more so if you’re the lucky winner of a behind-the-scenes tour at the zoo!

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September 7, 2010
Breathe Easy

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, a Lincoln Park Zoo partner, wants to know what you are doing to improve local air quality. Have you switched to compact fluorescent light bulbs? Do you use environmentally friendly cleaning products? Take the brief air-quality survey by September 12.

September 2, 2010
Karibu Serengeti! (Welcome to Serengeti!)
September 2, 2010
Plenty of Summer Left on the Patio

If you haven't yet sipped a cocktail or nibbled a steak taco at the Patio at Cafe Brauer, you have until the end of September to do so. Nestled beside the pond at Nature Boardwalk, this new venue is one of the most serene in the city. Learn more here and note that the coupon is valid through the end of the month. We'll see you on the Patio!

September 1, 2010
Lincoln Park Zoo Mobile

Our new mobile web site lets you plan your Lincoln Park Zoo experience on the go. View a map, get hours and directions, and browse restaurants, shops and more!

August 31, 2010
Dragonfly Metamorphosis In Action

Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt captures a rare photo of a dragonfly mid-metamorphosis.

August 30, 2010
Share Your Photos of Nature Boardwalk

Share your favorite Nature Boardwalk shots by submitting them to the zoo Flickr group with the tag "nature boardwalk." The top shots will be compiled in a slideshow on!

August 26, 2010
Project ChimpCARE in the News

The Chicago Tribune's William Mullen today examines Project ChimpCARE, an effort to monitor all North American chimpanzees that is fronted by Lincoln Park Zoo's Steve Ross. Check it out.

August 25, 2010
Jammin' Tickets Still Available

Tickets are still available for Guster with Griffin House on August 27! Learn more or purchase them now.

August 24, 2010
Monarch Butterfly With a Secret Past Visits Nature Boardwalk

Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt spots a unique butterfly at Nature Boardwalk.

August 23, 2010
Shop & Support

50 cents from every purchase of Natural Balance dog and cat food sold at Chicagoland PetCo stores supports Lincoln Park Zoo's conservation programs. Consider this, pet owners, next time you're shopping for your furry friends.

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