Lincoln Park Zoo

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August 27, 2014
Saving Smooth Green Snakes

We’re proud to announce the hatchings of nine smooth green snakes! The little insect-eaters came to the zoo as eggs—part of a new conservation partnership aimed at restoring the species to the McHenry County Conservation District.

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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.
July 30, 2014
Sichuan Takin Enrichment

An adolescent Sichuan takin has fun with some enrichment in the zoo’s Antelope & Zebra Area. The Sichuan takin exhibit features brothers Xing Fu and Mengyao, baby brother Kalsang and females Jinse and Mei Li.

July 29, 2014
Who’s That?

Baby gorilla Patty looks for herself in a bit of mirrored enrichment at Regenstein Center for African Apes. Thanks to Zookeeper Amy Martens for the photo!

July 28, 2014
Horn of Plenty

Saxophonist Barry Winograd brings his jazz duo to the Patio at Café Brauer from 5:30–7:30 p.m. Tuesday night.

July 28, 2014
Garden Party Tickets Going, Going...Almost Gone!

Our Wine & Wildflowers Garden Party on Wednesday, July 30, is almost sold out, but you can still buy tickets online until noon tomorrow for this special evening event.

July 27, 2014
Zoo Plant Highlights

Animals are always the focus, but plants play a big part in the Lincoln Park Zoo's beauty.

July 27, 2014
Baby Dwarf Mongooses

Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House is happy to announce baby dwarf mongooses.

July 26, 2014
Median Life Expectancies

A commonly asked question about the animals at Lincoln Park Zoo is, “How long do they live?”

July 26, 2014
Amare Turns Nine

Adolescent gorilla Amare turned 9 today and received some great enrichment as a present from zoo staff.

July 25, 2014
Feeling Minnesota

Mason Fidino, a researcher with the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute, is in a North Star state of mind.

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