Fall 2009

Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine
Fall 2009

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In this issue
The Start of Something Big
Lincoln Park Zoo wouldn't be what it is today without The Lincoln Park Zoological Society. Learn how this group of dedicated supporters provided the vision for a world-class zoo.

Committing to Conservation
Zoo field work has evolved far beyond Marlin Perkins' search for the yeti 50 years ago. Today's scientists lead global conservation programs, helping to save endangered animals and ecosystems.

Lincoln Park Zoo Timeline
As the nation's oldest zoo, Lincoln Park Zoo's history is as wild and varied as the animals that
reside here. Below, we present a timeline of Lincoln Park Zoo's development, from its inception
with the gift of a pair of swans to its current status as a worldwide leader in animal conservation.