Diving Deeper

Goualougo Triangle Ape Project

Zoo researchers monitor great ape behavior, health, and tool use in a mature old growth forest inside the pristine Goualougo Triangle.

Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine

Fall/Winter 2022

Forging the Future

Surprising science, holiday happenings, programs connecting teens to nature, & more

Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine: Fall/Winter 2022


pink hardy hibicus with chicago buildings in the background
Animals & Gardens, Learning
February 13, 2024
Horticulture and Hardiness Zones
In late 2023, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it had retooled its Plant Hardiness Zone Map for the first time since 2012, with help from Oregon State University’s PRISM Climate Group. If you’re not familiar with this map,…
guira cuckoo
Zoo News
February 8, 2024
Lincoln Park Zoo and the CSO Celebrate The Carnival of the Animals
On Saturday, February 17, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performs The Carnival of the Animals by French composer of the Romantic era Camille Saint-Saëns. This blog was produced in partnership with our partners at the CSO. Saint-Saëns reportedly composed the 25-minute…
New Arrivals
February 8, 2024
New Arrivals: Moholi Bushbaby
Lincoln Park Zoo has announced the birth of a Moholi bushbaby at Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House.
red wolf in snow
February 1, 2024
10 Tips for Taking Better Zoo Photos
Some experts here at the zoo offer both general and technical tips on how you can take better pictures of the animals!
chicago rat hole
Zoo News
January 19, 2024
Viral Phenomenon Cements UWI as the Authority on Urban Wildlife
Lincoln Park Zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute has become the go-to source for expert information on viral stories like the Chicago Rat Hole.
cinereous vulture enjoying food enrichment
January 18, 2024
Feeding the Animals: Nutrition at Lincoln Park Zoo
Go behind the scenes and check out one of the important operations at the zoo, as performed by the Nutrition Center in conjunction with veterinary staff and keepers.
lion cub chewing on meaty bone
Animals & Gardens
January 16, 2024
A Zoo Birthday Bash: Pesho, Sidai, and Lomelok
The lion cubs celebrated their first birthday on January 9. Because of snow in the area, not everyone was able to come for the festivities, but you can enjoy them virtually now!
Zoo News
January 4, 2024
Kingo: Immortalizing a Gorilla Legend
Kingo, a western lowland gorilla that lived in the Congo, died the day after Christmas. Drs. David Morgan and Crickette Sanz, founders of the Goualougo Triangle Ape Project, offer this remembrance.
african painted dogs frida, dante, vincent
New Arrivals
December 29, 2023
Vincent and Dante, African Painted Dogs
African painted dogs Vincent and Dante have arrived to reunite with their sibling, Frida. You can see them at Regenstein African Journey.
Zoo News
December 21, 2023
Top 12 Lincoln Park Zoo Happenings in 2023
It’s been a wonderful year at Lincoln Park Zoo. Here’s a list of some of the great things that have happened here in the last 12 months.
Zoo News, Learning
December 21, 2023
Surprising Science: Welfare for Reptiles
To ensure the wellbeing of reptiles, Lincoln Park Zoo researchers embarked upon a study of the substrates and “hides” that they prefer.
Zoo News
December 6, 2023
2023 Zoo Gifting Guide
Looking for a gift for a zoo lover? Lincoln Park Zoo has you covered, whether you’re interested in physical or experiential gifts.
Zoo News
November 30, 2023
Lincoln Park Zoo Announces New Partnership to Combat Wildlife Trafficking
Lincoln Park Zoo is committed to mitigating wildlife trafficking. On November 20, it announced several initiatives to assist in that endeavor.
Zoo News
November 16, 2023
Holiday Happenings at Lincoln Park Zoo
This holiday season, Lincoln Park Zoo is continuing the ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Invesco QQQ tradition—and there are plenty of other events going on.
November 15, 2023
Saving Species With SAFE
Have you ever heard the acronym “SAFE” in the context of conservation and zoo programs? If not, take note. You’ll most likely see more about it going forward. SAFE stands for Saving Animals From Extinction, and it’s something you should…
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