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…

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.…

Prehensile-Tailed Porcupine

There are two new arrivals at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House! Lincoln Park Zoo is excited to welcome 13-year-old prehensile-tailed porcupine Pierre and 12-year-old Flora. The pair arrived from Roger Williams Park Zoo as recommended by the Prehensile-tailed Porcupine Species Survival Plan® (SSP). Both Pierre and Flora are doing well and have engaged in positive reinforcement…

White-cheeked Gibbon

There’s a new arrival at Helen Brach Primate House! Lincoln Park Zoo is excited to welcome 11-year-old white-cheeked gibbon Murray. Murray arrived from the Houston Zoo as recommended by the White-Cheeked Gibbon Species Survival Plan® (SSP). Murray joins resident female Burma. The two will be companions and have been spotted spending time together. He is…

Meerkat

There’s a new face at Regenstein African Journey! Lincoln Park Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of a male meerkat. Sonny arrived from Los Angeles Zoo as recommended by the Meerkat Species Survival Plan® (SSP). Sonny is 5 years old and weighs about 2.5 pounds. He has been doing well and can be spotted…

Red River Hog

There’s a new addition at Regenstein African Journey! Female red river hog Zamu has joined resident male Nox. She is doing well and continues to explore her new habitat. Zamu was born at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in 2012. She was recommended to come to Lincoln Park Zoo to pair with Nox by…

African Spoonbill

There’s a new addition at Regenstein African Journey! On Friday, January 22, an African spoonbill chick hatched to pair Luke and Annabelle. The chick is doing well and continues to surpass critical milestones. Incubation time is around three weeks. Once the chick hatches, it’s only a little bit of time before the youngster is full…

Naked Mole Rat

Lincoln Park Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of a litter of naked mole rat pups on December 18, 2020 at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House. Six naked mole rat pups are doing well and continue to surpass critical milestones. The new arrivals are the first successful litter of naked mole rat pups at the…