Summer Fun at Lincoln Park Zoo

There’s no better way to spend the summer than at Lincoln Park Zoo! With zoo grounds in full bloom (check out the Lincoln Park Zoo tree map) and warmer weather and sunshine, it’s the perfect time to explore the zoo and visit the animals. This summer, Lincoln Park Zoo is excited to offer a variety…

Aiding in the Recovery and Conservation Efforts of the Endangered Great Lakes Piping Plover

Talk about ‘egg-citing’ news! Lincoln Park Zoo and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) are thrilled to announce the successful hatching of an endangered Great Lakes piping plover chick. The chick has been re-introduced to its ‘famous’ parents, Monty and Rose at Montrose Beach. As an endangered species, Great Lakes piping plovers Monty and Rose…

White-Blotched River Stingray

Lincoln Park Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of two male white-blotched river stingrays at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House! The siblings arrived from the Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay as recommended by the White-Blotched River Stingray Species Survival Plan® (SSP). The stingrays are doing well and can be spotted exploring their new habitat.…

Take Action With Us: Let Primates Be Primates

For decades, primates (monkeys, apes, and lemurs) have been used in the entertainment industry, appearing as “actors” and props in television shows, movies, advertisements, street performances, photographs, and music videos. These appearances negatively impact both individual animal welfare and the conservation of primates at large. Research conducted through the Lester E. Fisher Center for the…