Pygmy Hippopotamus

There’s a new arrival at Regenstein African Journey! Lincoln Park Zoo is excited to welcome 22-year-old pygmy hippo Pogo. Pogo arrived from ZooTampa as recommended by the Pygmy Hippopotamus Species Survival Plan® (SSP). He is doing well and has been engaged in positive reinforcement training sessions with Animal Care staff. Pygmy hippopotamuses were named for…

Black-and-white Colobus Monkey

Lincoln Park Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of a black-and-white colobus monkey at Helen Brach Primate House! The female infant was born on November 12 to dam Kutaka and sire Keanjaha as recommended by the Guereza Colobus Species Survival Plan® (SSP). The infant is doing well and continues to pass critical milestones. She…

A Touch of Gray at Flamingo Lagoon

Lincoln Park Zoo has some ‘im-peck-able’ news! Two male Chilean flamingo chicks that hatched on July 17 and 27 are now visible in their habitat at Flamingo Lagoon. For the past two months, the chicks have been behind-the-scenes passing critical milestones and acclimating to their new environment. The chicks are easily identifiable by their gray…

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…