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To explore other animal groupings, including new arrivals and endangered species, click the “Self-Guided Tours” tab.
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All Lincoln Park Zoo restrooms are accessible.

Camel & Zebra

Camel & Zebra
Camel & Zebra area features naturalistic outdoor habitats shaded by century-old trees and tailored to a wide range of ungulates, large birds, marsupials, and other mammals.
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Chaddick Foundation Welcome Garden

Chaddick Foundation Welcome Garden, planted in Summer 2018, welcomes guests to Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo with a showcase of native perennials.
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Charles Schwartz Memorial Garden

Charles Schwartz Memorial Garden, redesigned and planted in Spring 2019, sprawls across a hillside overlooked by Park Place Café’s patio.
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Conservation & Science Gardens

Framed by mature and young river birch, a diverse scope of ornamental plants, both native and non-native, fill the Conservation & Science Gardens just north of McCormick Bird House.
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Dream Lady

Dream Lady
Dream Lady, enriching the north entrance of Helen Brach Primate House, features an allee of Prairiefire crabapples planted in 2013.
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Farm-in-the-Zoo

Farm-in-the-Zoo
Opened in 1964 and renovated in 2002, Farm-in-the-Zoo incorporates domestic farm animals and play-based learning stations to create a welcome space for first encounters with and exploration within the natural world.
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Helen Brach Primate House

Helen Brach Primate House
Helen Brach Primate House features eight naturalistic habitats with vines, trees, murals, and natural lighting that mimics forest ecosystems.
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Hope B. McCormick Swan Pond

Nature Boardwalk
In 1868, Chicago’s Lincoln Park Commissioners received a pair of mute swans as a gift from New York City’s Central Park Commissioners. The birds became so popular that Chicago’s free zoo was established.
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Kovler Seal Pool

Kovler Seal Pool
Kovler Seal Pool’s open-air design includes underwater space with naturalistic rockwork and artificial kelp, underwater lighting to enhance viewing in the evening, and a terrestrial space that allows resident seals to choose between sunny and shady areas.
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McCormick Bird House

McCormick Bird House
Birds from the tropics, seashores, forests, wetlands, and savannas all have room to roost at McCormick Bird House.
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Nature Boardwalk

Nature Boardwalk with skyline view of Chicago skyscrapers
Nature Boardwalk, once a simple manmade pond, is now a lush, natural, prairie-style garden filled with native plants and brimming with birds, frogs, fish, turtles, insects, and other wildlife.
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Pepper Family Wildlife Center

Rendering of Pepper Family Wildlife Center
Lincoln Park Zoo’s renovated home for lions and big cats, Pepper Family Wildlife Center, is slated to open in fall 2021. The new habitat design, informed by years of behavioral data monitoring, will encourage species-specific activity while offering inspiring views of majestic wildlife.
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Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo

Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo blends expert animal care, interactive learning elements, and tactile experiences to teach visitors of all ages about the interdependency of living things.
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Regenstein African Journey

Regenstein African Journey
Regenstein African Journey is an immersive experience that enables guests to discover the plant, animal, and climate diversity of Africa.
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Regenstein Birds of Prey

Regenstein Birds of Prey
Comprised of three free-flight habitats, Regenstein Birds of Prey is where guests can view nature’s cleanup crew: birds of prey.
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Regenstein Center for African Apes

Regenstein Center for African Apes
The award-winning, state-of-the art Regenstein Center for African Apes features naturalistic indoor and outdoor living space for endangered chimpanzees and western lowland gorillas.
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Regenstein Macaque Forest

Regenstein Macaque Forest
Regenstein Macaque Forest is a premier habitat for Lincoln Park Zoo’s thriving troop of Japanese macaques, also known as snow monkeys.
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Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House

Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House
The 32,000-square-foot Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House features about 200 small mammals, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, and birds all coexisting in naturalistic, mixed-species habitats.
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Rhino Hillside Garden

Rhino Hillside Garden features clusters of flowering perennials tied together by ribbons of ornamental grasses.
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Robert and Mayari Pritzker Penguin Cove

Robert & Mayari Pritzker Penguin Cove
Robert and Mayari Pritzker Penguin Cove’s design was inspired by Boulders Beach, a popular beach near Cape Town, South Africa, that is home to a colony of wild African penguins.
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Swan Pond Waterfall Overlook

Swan Pond Waterfall Overlook, bursting with a wide range of diverse plants, watches over Hope B. McCormick Swan Pond from the north.
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Walter Family Arctic Tundra

Walter Family Arctic Tundra
Walter Family Arctic Tundra is an expansive habitat strategically designed for polar bears, a carnivorous species threatened in the wild due to human impacts, such as climate change, which rapidly melts sea ice.
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Waterfowl Lagoon

Waterfowl Lagoon indoors habitat
The mudflats and shoreline at Waterfowl Lagoon encourage the resident Chilean flamingos and swan geese to engage in species-specific behaviors common in the wild, such as foraging for food and building mud towers for nesting.
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