Lincoln Park Zoo

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October 6, 2015
Is Lincoln Park Zoo Haunted?

Find out on October 22 as Chicago ghostlore expert Ursula Bielski presents a paranormal overview of spectral stories and phenomena attributed to locations across zoo grounds.

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August 13, 2015
Special Parking and Big Crowds for Air and Water Show

The Chicago Air and Water Show will be flying over the lakefront this weekend, bringing with it big crowds. The zoo has special parking protocols on Saturday and Sunday, including for Lincoln Park Zoo members.

August 13, 2015
Red Panda Baby Shower? Done.

We’re throwing a baby shower for the zoo’s red panda family, and you can chip in for a gift!

August 13, 2015
Seeing Red with Our Red Panda Cubs

Red panda cubs Clark and Addison are developing the species’ characteristic red color! Thanks to Lead Keeper Anthony Nielsen for snapping this quick pic while checking on the den.

August 13, 2015
Chicago Air & Water Show Parking Passes

Heading to the lakefront for the Chicago Air & Water Show this weekend? Convenient parking is available in the zoo’s nearby lot, and you can purchase passes online ahead of time.

August 12, 2015
Members-Only Morning

Lincoln Park Zoo members get the red-carpet treatment at Members-Only Morning on Saturday, August 29.

August 11, 2015
We're Looking for Teen Conservation Ambassadors

Know Chicago teens who’d enjoy planning special events to share zoo conservation work? Have them apply for our Conservation Ambassadors Board! Applications due August 26.

August 11, 2015
A Sideways Glance

A possible caption from our Meller’s chameleon: “Hey, don’t bang on the glass!” #FromACurator

August 10, 2015
Going, Going...

Only three Locally Sourced at the Patio evening programs remain: Wednesdays, August 12, 19 and 26!

August 10, 2015
Happy World Lion Day!

August 10 is World Lion Day, a chance for lion lovers to celebrate their favorite species. Watch how Lincoln Park Zoo is protecting these amazing predators in Africa’s Serengeti region!

August 10, 2015
Snouts Up!

Here's a stunning pose from one of our juvenile dwarf crocodiles! Five siblings share the habitat at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House, often blending in with the waterline.

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