Wish List

Buy Something Special for the Zoo’s Animals

Want to share a special treat with your favorite animal? Browse the Lincoln Park Zoo Wish List, which has everything they love, from tasty snacks to fun-fueling toys.


Who Doesn't Love a New Ball?

It’s round, it rolls and it’s non-stop fun!  Big cats love to play with boomer balls, and keepers love the enrichment they provide.

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Swine Dancing

The male and female red river hog pair at Regenstein African Journey use their strong teeth to dig for roots. Give them some above-ground, playful enrichment to root for: weighted, plastic cylinders called Weebles they can bump around with their snouts.

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A Bone to Pick

Meaty bones usually aren’t on the picnic menu, but for our big cats they’re essential! Lions and leopards can gnaw on one all afternoon. Pick up a perfect snack for the cats with a meaty bone today.

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That's Quite an Ice Cube!

The harbor seals and polar bear love toying with enormous 200-pound blocks of ice. Chip in for a super cool enrichment amenity this spring!

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One Ton of Yum

Adult rhinos can tip the scales at two tons and they can eat their weight in alfalfa hay every three months. Give the zoo’s horned quartet a tasty pile of tender sprouts!

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House Cleaning

The harbor seals won’t clean house, but our zookeepers do. Lend a hand by providing them with a spa vacuum for the Kovler Sea Lion Pool.

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Red kangaroos are clever creatures, so zookeepers give them a food ball with holes in it to exercise their brain. Jump at this opportunity today—buy a ball!

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Making Mud Angels

Beauty treatments are in order for the zoo’s four rhinos. Give them top soil for mud wallows (mud protects their skin from the sun and biting insects) and nail-trimming supplies. A pedicure is just what first-time mom Kapuki deserves after a day of minding her 700-pound baby boy, King.

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