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…

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…