Lincoln Park Zoo

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July 3, 2015
From A Curator

Japanese Macaque female “Mito” takes a dip in the water to cool off at the Regenstein Macaque Forest. #FromACurator

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June 15, 2015
Visit the Rhinos at Night!

Sign up for our next Twilight Safari tour on June 24 and explore the zoo at night after the crowds have gone home!

June 14, 2015
Look for Baby Obu!

Can't get enough of the snow monkeys? Look for baby Obu and stop by Snow Monkey Science at 11:40 a.m. daily!

June 13, 2015
Visit the New Stork Chick

Have you seen the new stork chick? His beak will grow to be as long as his mother's in order to spear prey.

June 13, 2015
Free Sculpture Show Tours

Join our free Sculpture Show Tours every weekend this summer to immerse yourself in local art!


June 12, 2015
Photo of the Week: June 12, 2015

He’s not quite two years old, but baby black rhino King has rapidly approached the size of his mom, Kapuki, as you can see for yourself in our Photo of the Week.

June 12, 2015
Chimpanzees Receive Increased Federal Protection

Lincoln Park Zoo applauds the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) decision and announcement today to list both captive and wild chimpanzees as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

June 11, 2015
Post from the President--Hatch and Release

After a "head start" at Lincoln Park Zoo, 11 ornate box turtles were reintroduced to Illinois sand prairies yesterday. President and CEO Kevin Bell shares how we're helping this threatened Illinois species.

June 11, 2015
Win Tickets to Wine & Wildflowers Garden Party!

Want to win tickets to the zoo’s Wine & Wildflowers Garden Party or an Evening Sculpture Stroll?

June 10, 2015
Stork Stand-Ins

The new stork chick at Regenstein Birds of Prey Exhibit is actually a foster hatch, having come here as an egg from Detroit Zoo to be reared by our practiced parents, Jethro and Cheyenne. Frank Mathie shares the details for ABC 7 Chicago.

June 9, 2015
New Faces at the Zoo

Baby snow monkey Obu is just one of the new faces at Lincoln Park Zoo this spring! Meet all our new arrivals.

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