Lincoln Park Zoo

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July 30, 2014
Check Out the Latest Zoo App
This Sunday, August 3, zoo educator Matt Mulligan will demonstrate the zoo's award-winning Observe to Learn app at the Lincoln Park Apple Store at 11 a.m. This free, educational app lets users monitor animal behavior much as zoo scientists do.

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July 3, 2014
Go with the Flow this Holiday Weekend

The holiday weekend is a perfect time to drop in on a Yoga at the Zoo Presented by Walgreens class.

July 2, 2014
A Sitting Cygnet

The trumpeter swan cygnets at the Hope B. McCormick Swan Pond are still fluffy—but growing fast! Have you seen the four little birds keeping up with mom and dad?

July 1, 2014
The Kid is All Right

Kalsang, the male Sichuan takin calf born April 23 at the zoo, has been actively exploring the herd’s outdoor exhibit at the Antelope & Zebra Area.

June 29, 2014
Support Your Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo is your zoo, free and open to you every day of the year. But we need your help to stay that way. Support your zoo today by making a gift of any amount at

June 29, 2014
Meerkat Fun
Don’t let their small size fool you - the meerkat exhibit is one of the liveliest and most photogenic areas of the zoo, making it a guest favorite.
Come see these little mammals in person at Regenstein African Journey, here at Lincoln Park Zoo!
June 28, 2014
A Baby Rhino’s Terrible Twos at Lincoln Park Zoo

Curator of Mammals Mark Kamhout offers an update on baby black rhino King for ComEd’s “Coolest Summer Ever Forever” Instant Win Game & Sweepstakes. Visit here for a chance to win prizes instantly and get a cool offer from Lincoln Park Zoo.

June 28, 2014
Rhino Play Time

Black rhino Kapuki and her son King got some extra enrichment today as they played with an awesome giraffe pinata at the Harris Family Foundation Black Rhinocerous Exhibit!

June 27, 2014
Photo of the Week: June 27

The Bactrian camels are looking sort of shaggy in our Photo of the Week. Native to the deserts of China and Mongolia, these hefty herbivores grow thick coats to keep warm in winter…then shed the extra fur to stay cool when summer comes.

June 27, 2014
Post from the President--Who Makes the Zoo Great?

In his latest post, President and CEO Kevin Bell offers video updates on research in Africa, groundbreaking education programs and a growing baby rhino—in addition to thanking all the people who make these amazing projects possible.

June 26, 2014
A Zoo Loss
It is with profound sadness that we announce the unexpected loss of female klipspringer calf Asha. Yesterday a zookeeper found Asha unresponsive in her behind-the-scenes habitat at Regenstein African Journey and immediately rushed the calf to the veterinary hospital, where she was confirmed as deceased.
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