Lincoln Park Zoo

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November 27, 2015
The Lights Start Shining Tonight!

We're flipping the on switch for ZooLights Presented By ComEd​ and PowerShares QQQ at 4:25 p.m. today! Join us for an evening of free, spectacular fun.

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October 22, 2015
Video: Red Panda Cubs Check Out the Camera

In this video, red panda cubs Clark and Addison step out into their habitat at Lincoln Park Zoo's Kovler Lion House for the first time--and nose right up to the camera!

October 22, 2015
Post from the President--Red Panda Cub Debut

Red panda cubs Clark and Addison came into the world on June 26, but it was just today that they left their behind-the-scenes den to make a Lincoln Park Zoo debut! President and CEO Kevin Bell shares all the details.

October 22, 2015
Spooky Zoo Spectacular Is Saturday

Join us Saturday for Spooky Zoo Spectacular, hosted by the Auxiliary Board of Lincoln Park Zoo! This fun, free event features trick-or-treating and kids activities.

October 21, 2015
Video: A Safe Space for a Shrinking Species

What’s planned for the upcoming Walter Family Arctic Tundra? Curator of Mammals Mark Kamhout shares what this state-of-the-art home for polar bears will feature when it opens in fall 2016.

October 21, 2015
Glow in the Park

It's easy to see the raccoon in this nocturnal camera-trap photo taken by the zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute. But there’s another animal in there too.

October 20, 2015
Mentoring Young Scientists

These teens spent last summer analyzing black rhino hormone samples at the zoo. Read more about these young scientists.

October 20, 2015
Is Lincoln Park Zoo Haunted?

Is Lincoln Park Zoo haunted? Find out on Thursday, October 22.

October 20, 2015
Happy International Sloth Day

To celebrate the occasion, here’s a photo of mom Hersey with baby Aysan at Regenstein Small Mammal–Reptile House. The new arrival, born July 25, received its name from 8-year-old zoo supporter (and sloth fan) Evan Burleigh.

October 19, 2015
A Cool Croctober

How better to celebrate #Croctober than with a shot of one of the juvenile dwarf crocodiles at Regenstein Small-Mammal Reptile House?

October 17, 2015
Cubs Cheering Cubs

Chicago is cheering for the Cubs as they kick off their National League Championship Series against the Mets—including our mom and cub at the zoo’s West Gate!

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