Thanks to zookeeper Dianne Mohr for capturing this precious portrait of 1 1/2-year-old female gorilla Bella. Bella looks like she might be thinking about her next mischievous move—perhaps tacklingRead More ›
Lincoln Park Zoo is saddened to report that on Wednesday, August 17, Animal Care staff made the difficult but humane decision to euthanize Molly, a geriatric, female Amur tiger who lived at theRead More ›
For #ThrowbackThursday, here’s a look at red panda cubs Sheffield and Waveland in the den shortly after they were born June 24. The pair are still growing behind the scenes at the Kovler LionRead More ›
Primates are found around the globe, and the same is true for the scientists who study them. This week we’re proud to welcome many of these primatologists to Chicago for two conferencesRead More ›
At the age of 2, western lowland gorilla Patty became the youngest-ever voluntary participant in computer touch-screen cognition studies at the zoo. Now 3, she’s adept at sequencing symbols asRead More ›
A male snowy owl chick at the Regenstein Birds of Prey Exhibit perches for the perfect pose in our Photo of the Week.
“He hatched on the same day as his mom, Freya, so they have the sameRead More ›
#WorldLionDay is an easy one for us to celebrate. Through the zoo-led Serengeti Health Initiative, zoo scientists are protecting the health of African lions, local villagers and domestic dogs inRead More ›