Lincoln Park Zoo

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April 23, 2014
ADOPT a Chimpanzee!

The zoo’s support for chimpanzees is vast and multifaceted. You can contribute to these efforts with a special chimpanzee ADOPT gift package.

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February 3, 2014
Camp Registration Is Coming Up!

Given the cold weather, who doesn't want to think of summer? Open registration for summer camps at Lincoln Park Zoo starts March 5, but Donor Club members can sign up February 12 and Safari-level members February 19. Learn all about zoo camps!

February 3, 2014
Skate and Save!

We've partnered with Groupon to offer half off Ice Skating at Lincoln Park Zoo! Redeem the limited-time offer now. Skating runs Friday-Sunday through March 2.

January 31, 2014
Photo of the Week: January 31

Black bear Katai shows off a snoutful of snow in our Photo of the Week. The 8-year-old male enjoys digging for enrichment in his exhibit at the Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo, which he shares with 26-year-old male Papa.

January 31, 2014
Happy Birthday to Sichuan Takin Xing Fu!

Here's a look back at the newborn with his mom last February. Now he tips the scales at 300 pounds! Get the full update.

January 30, 2014
Post from the President--Birthday Boys

The cold may still be on everyone’s mind, but we’d like to focus on fun instead! President and CEO Kevin Bell offers birthday updates for male lion Sahar and Sichuan takin calves Xing Fu and Mengyao.

January 29, 2014
Make Yourselves at Home

Make yourselves at home for “Home Sweet Habitat”, the theme of our next Second Saturdays Showcase program on February 8.

January 28, 2014
Member Appreciation Month Starts Saturday!

February is Member Appreciation Month at Lincoln Park Zoo! Besides the great perks members receive year-round, we’re offering special activities and benefits throughout the month.

January 28, 2014
Welcoming Committee

The zoo’s Guest Relations Volunteers aren’t super heroes. But as public-service multitaskers at an institution that attracts more than 3 million people every year they might do more good than Superman and Wonder Woman combined.

January 27, 2014
Closing Early for the Cold

Due to the weather, Lincoln Park Zoo will close at 3 p.m. on Monday, January 27 and Tuesday, January 28. Also, Wild Things Gift Shop, Regenstein Small Mammal–Reptile House, Regenstein African Journey and the McCormick Bird House will be closed to visitors those days.

January 24, 2014
Photo of the Week: January 24

Baby rhino King takes a sip behind the scenes at Regenstein African Journey in our Photo of the Week.

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