Fall Is in the Air, and at Lincoln Park Zoo

‘Gourd’-ge yourself on free harvest fun at Lincoln Park Zoo! This year, in order to prioritize safety as you celebrate the joys, smells, and colors of autumn, we’ve reimagined our seasonal offerings. That means no Fall Fest, but plenty of unbe-‘leaf’-able fun for the whole family from October 1-November 1. Simply make your free reservation…

Farewell to Beloved Caruso

On August 21, Animal Care Staff at Lincoln Park Zoo made the difficult but responsible decision to euthanize Caruso, a 30-year-old male white-cheeked gibbon. Caruso was incredibly well-known throughout the community due to his gregarious and amiable demeanor. He enjoyed interacting in daily training sessions with keepers, even making vocalizations for his favorite food and…

Grevy’s Zebra

Lincoln Park Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of a striped addition this summer! On August 14, 13-year-old Adia gave birth to a healthy female foal as part the Grevy’s Zebra Species Survival Plan® (SSP), a collaborative population management effort among Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) institutions. The foal continues to surpass milestones…

Made in the Shade

As the afternoon sun hits me through my west facing window, my air conditioner goes into overdrive and I dutifully move to lower my blinds as part of my daily routine. Many of us take this level of environmental control for granted. Of course, as I look over and see my cat stretched out in…