Lincoln Park Zoo

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July 2, 2015
Red Panda Gives Birth

Want to see how a red panda cub enters the world? Here’s video of female Leafa giving birth to the first of her two cubs in our behind-the-scenes den at the Kovler Lion House. It’s an amazing look at a rarely seen process.

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May 14, 2015
Free Sculpture Show Tours Start Tomorrow

Free guided tours begin tomorrow for Nature in Motion: Sculpture at Lincoln Park Zoo!

May 14, 2015
Tomorrow is Endangered Species Day at the Zoo!

Join us for a conservation celebration at the zoo as we mark Endangered Species Day on Friday, May 15!

May 13, 2015
New Lionesses Step Outside

Lincoln Park Zoo welcomed two female lions today with the debut of sisters Zalika and Kamali! Learn more about the newest arrivals at the Kovler Lion House.

May 13, 2015
Celebrating Science

Today the Women’s Board of Lincoln Park Zoo hosted their 11th annual Science Celebration, bringing 240 middle school students from throughout the city to Café Brauer to present zoo-based research projects.

May 13, 2015
“Take Me To Your Lemur” Beer Release Party Tonight!

Attention, craft beer lovers: drop by Dryhop Brewers at 3155 N. Broadway, Chicago, tonight from 6 p.m.–2 p.m. Why you ask?

May 12, 2015
Sichuan Takin Staredown

Sichuan takin Xing Fu is the picture of focus as he tears into some enrichment at the Antelope & Zebra Area! The 2-year-old male weighs in at more than 500 pounds…and is still growing.

May 12, 2015
Send in the Crowns

Peek-a-boo! It’s not easy catching a glimpse of the baby crowned lemur born April 23 at the Helen Brach Primate House.

May 11, 2015
United Run for the Zoo Discount Registration

Haven’t registered for June 7’s United Run for the Zoo yet? We’re here to jog your memory—and offer a discount on 5K and 10K race and 5K fun walk registration if you sign up by this Friday, May 15!

May 11, 2015
Suited for Sloth

Our Hoffman's two-toed sloth Hershey couldn't look more content! #FromACurator

May 10, 2015
Happy Mother's Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there, including snow monkey Ono with her new baby! The holiday is a perfect time to remember all the extra work moms have done to carry us along.

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