Lead Keeper Anthony Nielsen goes the extra mile for harbor seal enrichment, putting on a dive suit to install some artificial kelp in the Kovler Seal Pool! This underwater enhancement is just partRead More ›
Silverback gorilla Kwan appears in profile in our Photo of the Week. Beyond offering world-class care for Kwan and his family at Regenstein Center for African Apes, zoo experts also study and saveRead More ›
Zoo scientist Dave Morgan has spent nearly 20 years studying wild gorillas and chimpanzees in the Republic of Congo’s remote Goualougo Triangle. This sketch from his notebook features one of theRead More ›
We often hear more about new threats to species than successes in saving them. But last week’s release of 15 zoo-raised ornate box turtles to Illinois sand prairies marks a successful milestone inRead More ›
How does the zoo’s male Amur tiger, Pavel, cool off on a warm summer day? By having a ball, of course. It's just one example of daily enrichment at Lincoln Park Zoo.
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Our Photo of the Week offers another look at the zoo’s newest arrival, a Grevy’s zebra born last Saturday, June 18! The foal, seen here with mom Adia, represents a species that’s endangered in theRead More ›