Japanese Macaque

There’s a new arrival at Regenstein Macaque Forest! On August 3, Japanese macaque Mito gave birth to a healthy, male infant as part of the Japanese Macaque Species Survival Plan® (SSP). This is Mito’s first pregnancy at Lincoln Park Zoo. The infant continues to pass critical milestones and is doing well. He joins the troop…

New Chicks on the Block

Bird is the word! Lincoln Park Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of hatchlings from seven bird species. Over at Flamingo Lagoon, the zoo welcomed two Chilean flamingo chicks as part of the Chilean Flamingo Species Survival Plan® (SSP). Two male chicks hatched, one on July 17 and the other on July 27. The…

Père David’s Deer

Lincoln Park Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of three male Père David’s deer at Camel & Zebra! Shui (“water”), Youyong (“swim”), and Lujiao (“antler”) arrived from the Bronx Zoo as recommended by the Père David’s Deer Species Survival Plan® (SSP). The trio is doing well, and they enjoy spending time in the pool…

Douglass 18: Bird-Inspired Miniature Golf Course Opens This Weekend

‘Tee-rific’ news! Community-led, youth-designed, conservation-themed miniature golf course, Douglass 18, opens to the public this Saturday, August 7 in North Lawndale. Come play a round or two. Obstacles and sculptures for the 18-hole miniature golf course are all inspired by the 205 species of migratory birds that pass through the park each year. “After years…