Lincoln Park Zoo Stays Free Through 2050

Lincoln Park Zoo has been, and will always be, a magical place: a free oasis in the heart of Chicago, dedicated to connecting people to nature and creating environments where wildlife can thrive. For 127 years, the zoo was managed by the Chicago Park District and operated under the City of Chicago’s budget. In 1995,…

Gorilla Infants at Regenstein Center for African Apes Receive Names

It’s the moment all zoo supporters have been waiting for! Lincoln Park Zoo is excited to announce the two western lowland gorilla male offspring have received names. The first gorilla baby, born to female Rollie on May 12, is named Mondika (mon-dee-kah) and the second baby, born to female Bana on June 12, is named Djeke (jek-ay).…