Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine

Fall/Winter 2022

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Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine: Fall/Winter 2022


New Arrivals
January 19, 2023
Kevin, Asian Small-clawed Otter
Lincoln Park Zoo is happy to announce that an 11-year-old male Asian small-clawed otter named Kevin can now be seen at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House.
Zoo News, New Arrivals
January 10, 2023
#LionWatch: Lincoln Park Zoo Welcomes Three Lion Cubs
Lincoln Park Zoo is happy to report that the African lion pride continues to grow at Pepper Family Wildlife Center. Four-and-a-half-year-old Zari gave birth to three cubs on January 9.
New Arrivals
January 3, 2023
Black-and-white Colobus Monkey
The zoo is celebrating a tiny new arrival! On Saturday, December 3, a male black-and-white colobus monkey was born to dam Kutaka as a recommendation by the Guereza Colobus Species Survival Plan®.
New Arrivals
December 19, 2022
Reo, Klipspringer
Lincoln Park Zoo is pleased to announce the arrival of a female klipspringer! Reo arrived from the San Diego Zoo and is sharing a habitat at Regenstein African Journey with Dash, the resident male klipspringer. These two little antelopes have…
New Arrivals
December 1, 2022
Namiko, Asian Small-clawed Otter
Please come by to help us welcome a new addition! Namiko, a 2-year-old Asian small-clawed otter, is currently settling into her new habitat at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House. Asian small-clawed otters are the smallest of the 13 otter species, weighing…
New Arrivals
October 6, 2022
Utenzi, Eastern Black Rhinoceros
The zoo’s new arrival, Utenzi, will soon be viewable at Regenstein African Journey! In the coming days and weeks, he’ll be venturing outdoors, so you may want to plan a stop at Regenstein African Journey later this fall to welcome…
New Arrivals
September 1, 2022
African Penguin Chick
“Waddle” you know…there’s a new chick on the block at Robert and Mayari Pritzker Penguin Cove! After a 38-day incubation period, an African penguin chick hatched on July 29 as part of the African Penguin Species Survival Plan®. The chick…
New Arrivals
August 15, 2022
Prehensile-tailed Skink
On your next visit to Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House, be sure to peer into the prehensile-tailed skink habitat and see if you can spot the newest arrival at the building. On July 21, a female prehensile-tailed skink gave birth—the first…
New Arrivals
July 7, 2022
Red Panda
There’s a new face at Pepper Family Wildlife Center! Lincoln Park Zoo has welcomed a 5-year-old female red panda from Franklin Park Zoo. The new arrival, Nisha, joins resident male Xiaobo (3 years old) as recommended by the Red Panda…
New Arrivals
March 16, 2022
Egyptian Fruit Bat
The next time you visit Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House, peer into the darkness at the Egyptian bat exhibit to see if you can spot some new arrivals! Lincoln Park Zoo has welcomed 20 adult male fruit bats from Minnesota Zoo,…
New Arrivals
February 7, 2022
Carlsbad Green Tarantula
There’s a new arrival at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House! Lincoln Park Zoo is excited to welcome a Carlsbad green tarantula. The individual was placed in the zoo’s care after being confiscated by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials at O’Hare…
New Arrivals
December 2, 2021
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…
New Arrivals
December 2, 2021
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…
New Arrivals
October 7, 2021
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…
New Arrivals
August 19, 2021
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….