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…

Bird Arrivals

Lincoln Park Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of various bird species! From three African penguin arrivals to a Victoria crowned pigeon, learn more about the new additions. African Penguin Waddle you know? There are three new arrivals at Robert and Mayari Pritzker Penguin Cove! Three female African penguins, Rosie (red/white band on left…

Grey Seal

Lincoln Park Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of a female grey seal to Kovler Seal Pool. Jersey, the new arrival from the Detroit Zoo, joins grey seal Charles and harbor seals Slater and Storm. Jersey will turn seven in January. Jersey was born in the wild off the coast of New Jersey. However,…

African Painted Dog

Lincoln Park Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of two female African painted dogs to Regenstein African Journey. Recommended by the African Painted Dog Species Survival Plan® (SSP), Georgia and Frida, the new arrivals from Zoo Knoxville, will be companions for resident painted dog Mikumi. Georgia and Frida are 1-year-old sisters who were born…

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…

Diana Monkey

Lincoln Park Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of a Diana monkey infant at Regenstein African Journey. Cece welcomed an infant on April 23 as part of the Diana Monkey Species Survival Plan® (SSP). The infant has yet to be sexed or named. The youngster is doing well and joins the troop of four…

Japanese Macaque

Life continues at the zoo with the birth of two Japanese macaques, also known as snow monkeys! Nara welcomed a female infant named Nikko on March 15. A few weeks later, Ono gave birth to a male infant named Ozu on April 18. It’s no coincidence that both youngsters share a first letter with mom.…

Henkel’s Leaf-tailed Gecko

Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House celebrated the arrival of a Henkel’s leaf-tailed gecko on April 13. After 107 days in an incubator maintained at 74°F, a Henkel’s leaf-tailed gecko hatched out of an egg smaller than a jellybean. At hatching, the tiny gecko weighed 2 grams, which is less than the weight of a dime. Over…

Cinereous Vulture

There’s a new arrival at Regenstein Birds of Prey! Grimm the cinereous vulture has joined resident vulture Linda. Both Grimm and Linda are doing well and continue to receive carcasses to feed upon. Although vultures receive a bad reputation for both their unique appearance and diet, these scavengers play a vital role in their ecosystem.…