Giraffe in exhibit

Animals & Gardens

Chimpanzee in exhibit

Animals & Exhibits

Lincoln Park Zoo’s specially designed animal exhibits are home to nearly 200 unique species from around the world—from critically endangered eastern black rhinoceroses to thought-to-be-extinct Jamaican iguanas.

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Tulips at Lincoln Park Zoo

Plants & Gardens

More than 2,000 individual plants representing 1,200+ species dot the zoo’s 49-acre landscape—from hydrangeas to 100-year-old oak trees—creating an urban oasis home to native birds, frogs, fish, turtles, insects, and more.

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Three Japanese macaques hudled together

Commitment to Care

Lincoln Park Zoo prioritizes individual well-being over everything else. Guided by scientific research, staff and volunteers work to provide the best welfare outcomes for each individual in the zoo’s care.

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