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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

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

Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine: Fall/Winter 2022


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.
Zoo News
September 12, 2023
8 Zoo Events You Won’t Want to Miss This Fall
Summer may be mostly over, but fall is special at Lincoln Park Zoo. As cooler weather sets in and we drink our pumpkin spice lattes, the zoo is hosting some great events that will get you out and about before…
Animals & Gardens, Zoo News
June 15, 2023
7 “Hidden” Things to Do at Lincoln Park Zoo
The zoo is a beautiful oasis in summer, full of life and activity—both human and animal. On a day like today, you may be able to see the flamingos resting at Hope B. McCormick Swan Pond, or the giraffes walking around at Regenstein African Journey, or the seals swimming leisurely about Kovler Seal Pool.
Zoo News
May 18, 2023
The 5 Best Views From the Run for the Zoo Course
Since 1978, Run for the Zoo has been a staple of the Chicago race calendar. Back when it started, it cost $5 to run and the course was 8.9 miles long.
Zoo News
April 6, 2023
5 Ways to Prepare for Lion Cub Cuteness!
1. Get a Membership If you want to be one of the first people to see these beautiful cubs in their outdoor habitat, become a Lincoln Park Zoo member! Zoo members are invited to two exclusive member events on Friday,…
Animals & Gardens, Zoo News
March 16, 2023
Lion Cub Names Revealed!
Get ready to roar the names of the three male lion cubs born January 9! The cubs were named in partnership with several Ilchokuti (Ill-cho-koo-tee) or “lion guardians” who are Maasai community members that work in Tanzania alongside Lincoln Park…
Zoo News
March 10, 2023
12 Fun Ways to Connect With Nature at the Zoo This Spring
Spring is a great time to visit the zoo! Flowers are coming up, lion cubs will hopefully soon be playing outside, and animals that enjoy warmer weather are starting to choose to be outside more.
Animals & Gardens, Zoo News
February 23, 2023
#LionWatch: The Three Lion Cubs Are All Male!
If you have been following Lincoln Park Zoo’s updates on the lion cubs born January 9 to African lioness Zari, you know that they have been growing in strength, exploring the indoor area outside of their den, and meeting important milestones behind the scenes.
Zoo News, Conservation
February 10, 2023
Protecting the Djéké Triangle
Lincoln Park Zoo scientists, along with international partners, have long conducted conservation research in the Republic of Congo, where scientists continue to learn about great apes and their habitats so we can better preserve them.
Zoo News
January 19, 2023
Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Zoo in Winter
Although many people don’t think to frequent the zoo in the middle of the coldest months of the year, the zoo is open every day. Yes, the zoo is beautiful at the height of summer, with hardy hibiscus blooming while trumpeter swans and different duck species rest along the banks of the pond.
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.
Zoo News
December 29, 2022
Top 10 Lincoln Park Zoo Happenings in 2022
The zoo may only encompass 49 acres of space in Chicago, but Lincoln Park Zoo’s footprint so much larger than you’d think. International-level conservation work, advances in animal care, and research and education take place here every single day of…
Zoo News
December 9, 2022
Lincoln Park Zoo Is Expecting a Lion Cub (or Cubs)!
Lincoln Park Zoo will hopefully be starting the new year off with a newborn lion (or maybe even a few of them)! The zoo has confirmed that 4-year-old female African lion, Zari, is pregnant and expected to give birth this…
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