We don’t know about you, but we’re psyched to see Michael Franti & Spearhead perform this Friday night on the zoo’s lovely, leafy South Lawn. Cue up the band’s “I’m Alive”—one of this summer’sRead More ›
Chicago has two great zoos, and ComEd’s Coolest Summer Ever sweepstakes is offering unforgettable experiences at each! Enter now forRead More ›
In out Photo of the Week, gorilla baby Nayembi grazes near mom Rollie. The pair was reunited behind the scenes at Regenstein Center for African Apes on Wednesday; it was their first time togetherRead More ›
The heat is on! But you can help the animals at Lincoln Park Zoo chill out by chipping in for fun, seasonal items on our new summer-themed Wish List.
Pool toys for harbor sealsRead More ›
Native plants are thriving across the zoo, like these Queen-of-the-Prairie perennials with their cotton-candy blooms at the Waterfowl Lagoon.
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Baby gorilla Nayembi has been reintroduced to her mom, Rollie, and mother-and-daughter pair Bana and Patty behind the scenes at Regenstein Center for African Apes. As this video shows, the group,Read More ›
How does Lincoln Park Zoo ensure animals are comfortable when temperatures rise? Refreshing pools do their part, but every species has the option to stay in the shade, asRead More ›
As the city goes through a mini heat wave, visitors may find themselves envying the harbor seals at Kovler Sea Lion Pool. These marine mammals spend their days in the water, buffered from theRead More ›