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

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

Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine: Fall/Winter 2022


tulips in front of eadie levy's landmark cafe
Zoo News
April 3, 2024
5 Reasons Spring Is the Best Season at the Zoo
Here are a few of the reasons you should come to the zoo this season!
chimpanzee holding fruit
March 21, 2024
Exploring Social Media’s Role in Primate Protection
Have you seen a primate on social media lately? How did it make you feel?   For years, Lincoln Park Zoo has been at the forefront of research exploring how images of primates have affected the way people feel about them. Images…
african lion on rock
Zoo News
March 7, 2024
#LomelokWatch: A Lion Cub Timeline
Lomelok, a very special lion at Lincoln Park Zoo, just had surgery to fix a slipped disc that may be related to a health condition he has had since birth.
Zoo News
March 7, 2024
Nature Boardwalk Undergoes Prescribed Burn
Nature Boardwalk is undergoing a prescribed burn, part of Lincoln Park Zoo’s strategic management of the praire ecosystem, on Thursday, March 7.
woman in wheelchair looking at giraffes
Zoo News
February 28, 2024
Lincoln Park Zoo Is Part of #AccessibleChicago
Lincoln Park Zoo is one of the institutions being featured in Fun 4 the Disable’s docuseries about accessible Chicago destinations.
pink hardy hibicus with chicago buildings in the background
Animals & Gardens, Learning
February 13, 2024
Horticulture and Hardiness Zones
The USDA Plant Hardiness Zones have changed. Here’s how this affects Lincoln Park Zoo and what it means for Chicago gardeners.
guira cuckoo
Zoo News
February 8, 2024
Lincoln Park Zoo and the CSO Celebrate The Carnival of the Animals
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is performing The Carnival of the Animals soon. Here’s a look at how this lovely and whimsical piece of music relates to zoo animals.
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.
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