Lincoln Park Zoo

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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.

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June 5, 2014
Farewell to a Friend

The Lincoln Park Zoo family is saddened to announce the passing of a longtime, much-loved resident. Vicky, a geriatric chimpanzee who lived in the behind-the-scenes group at Regenstein Center for African Apes, was humanely euthanized yesterday.

June 5, 2014
A New Twist on Friday Night Happy Hour

Explore the zoo after-hours at a special evening just for grownups! We’re hosting our first Adults Night Out tomorrow from 6:30–10 p.m.

June 4, 2014
Tiny Takin Ready to Trot

Baby Sichuan takin Kalsang looks after mom Jinse at the zoo’s Antelope & Zebra Area. The little one has been an active arrival, nosing around the takin yard with young herdmates (and half-brothers) Mengyao and Xing Fu.

June 3, 2014
Support Your Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo is free for you—and everyone—to visit. But we need your support to stay that way! Help the zoo with a gift of any amount at

June 3, 2014
A Beauty of a Run

Thanks to everyone who came to United Run for the Zoo this past Sunday to participate in a race or cheer on the runners!

June 2, 2014
Field Note: Harbor Seal

Meet the harbor seals that live in the zoo's Kovler Sea Lion Pool--and learn how this species socializes and hunts in the wild.

May 30, 2014
Photo of the Week: May 30

Chimpanzees Optimus (foreground) and Hank venture up into the treetops in our Photo of the Week. The nice weather has species across the zoo rediscovering their outdoor exhibits. See for yourself this weekend!

May 30, 2014
Free Outdoor Yoga Classes this Weekend!

Outdoor yoga classes at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo begin next week. Try it out for FREE this weekend during two special promotional classes!

May 29, 2014
Working with Zoos Around the World

We’re all connected to the living world, and the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ “Biodiversity Is Us” project is a great way to explore these connections. Lincoln Park Zoo is proud to work with WAZA to bring zoos from around the world together to improve conservation and care.

May 29, 2014
Returns from the Dark Night

Prom and final exams are rites of spring for many high schoolers. Students at five Chicago high schools just added another one: detecting bat species emerging from hibernation.

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