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OPEN 365 DAYS A YEAR & FREE

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  • The Vote Is In!

    After a week of voting, you've picked the name for Ono's new baby at Regenstein Macaque Forest. It was neck and neck, but Otaru is the new arrival's name!

    Meet Otaru

  • Main Barn Makeover

    A fresh look and updated activities make the Main Barn at the Farm-in-the-Zoo a top destination for our youngest visitors, President and CEO Kevin Bell shares.

    Learn More About the Changes

  • Nature in Focus

    Photographers, enter to win the chance to display your work at Lincoln Park Zoo by submitting your favorite photo of "Chicago-Area Nature in Public Spaces."

    See the Nature in Focus Contest Details

  • Around the World

    The rainforest habitat of golden-headed lion tamarins is just one stop on an around-the-world journey with Lincoln Park Zoo's wildlife.

    Check Out the Latest Zoo Magazine

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A Day at the Zoo

Meet our latest arrivals, from a Bactrian camel calf to three baby snow monkeys.

More than a dozen state-of-the-art habitats get guests nose to nose with nature.

Nearly 200 species serve as ambassadors for wildlife from around the world.

Make the most of the your visit with sing-along sessions and animal encounters.

Zoo Events

Thursday, June 2
Enjoy a grownup version of the zoo after-hours with live entertainment, animal chats and cash bars.

Sunday, June 5
Sign up early to save on registration fees for the wildest race in town.

Friday, June 10
Lincoln Park Zoo members get the entire zoo to themselves for an evening of family fun at this exclusive, after-hours celebration just for them!

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by Lincoln Park Zoo

Want to sample beers from 35+ local breweries and explore Lincoln Park Zoo after hours? Join us for Brew to Be Wild on June 17 and 18!

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by Lincoln Park Zoo

Q: Which race on Chicago’s running calendar includes lions, camels, ostriches, zebras, flamingos and gibbons along its course? A: United Run for the Zoo!

Start planning your wildest race apparel for Sunday, June 5. Sign up before June 3...

Conservation Field Diaries
by Lincoln Park Zoo

Recently, we headed back out on the Great Plains to search for the elusive, nocturnal black-footed ferret. Our team—Prairie Wildlife Research executive director Travis Livieri, wildlife veterinarian Della Garelle and myself (pictured above during...

Posts from the Curators
by Lincoln Park Zoo

Thanks to Zoological Manager Laszlo Szilagyi for a great happy baby camel pic! #FromACurator

Meet the Baby Camel

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From puzzle feeders to wielding sticks to extract food from a simulated termite mound, the zoo’s chimpanzees are no slouches when it comes to problem solving and tool use. Show your support for these amazing, endangered apes—and the zoo’s work on...

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Photographers, enter to win the chance to display your work at one of Chicago’s most-visited gardens! Submit your favorite photo of “Chicago-Area Nature in Public Spaces”—and enter a contest to be exhibited at Nature in Focus: Photography at...

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