Zoo Gifts for the Holidays

Spread the joy this holiday season with gifts from and for the zoo! From stocking stuffers for the family to presents for penguins, there’s something for everyone.

Wear Your Support

Zoo illustrator Ashley Bedore created custom T-shirts and tote bags just in time for the holiday season. From “Animal Mask Fails” for quippy folk to an intricate “For Wildlife. For All.” for the environmental advocates, there’s an easy way to wear your support for the zoo.

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Wish List & ADOPT

Make the holidays extra special for both the animals at Lincoln Park Zoo and the animal lovers in your life. Shop the Wish List to provide zoo animals with their favorite snacks and enrichment, or support wildlife by ADOPTing an Animal!

Join & Give

Support the zoo’s conservation, animal care, and learning programs—and make an impact at home and around the world—by becoming a member or making a donation.

Other Great Gift Ideas


Make your gift last all year long with the Lincoln Park Zoo 2021 calendar! The wall calendar includes gorgeous photography of some of the zoo’s most beloved animals and gardens.

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Treat your friends and family to a wildlife experience at Lincoln Park Zoo—whether in person or virtually! Choose from holiday classics, animal meet-and-greets, and more.


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Gift Cards

Share the love of wildlife by purchasing a gift card for select Lincoln Park Zoo programs! Purchase one for your child’s class or the animal-lover in your life. Available for $25, $50, $75, and $100.


Grab zoo favorites from the online Gift Shop, including two zoo-themed ornaments: a porcelain-painted beaver from Jan Heyn-Cubacub and a brass ornament featuring whimsical zebras.

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Rhino Cameo

Say hello to Kapuki and Romeo, two of the eastern black rhinos at the zoo! For $15, a zoo educator will record and deliver a personalized message behind the scenes with the rhinos.

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'Chimpanzees in Context' Book

With a foreword by Jane Goodall, this scientific tome edited by Lincoln Park Zoo scientists delves into chimpanzee evolution, behavior, and cognition.

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