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Press Release
February 7, 2024
Lincoln Park Zoo’s Run for the Zoo Returns in Support of Wildlife Conservation and Animal Care
Registration is now open for the 5K/10K event on June 2
November 20, 2023
Busiest Travel Season Not Limited To Humans; Lincoln Park Zoo Announces New Suite of Initiatives to Mitigate Wildlife Trafficking
As the busiest travel season approaches, Lincoln Park Zoo and its partners have identified new and groundbreaking ways to collaboratively combat the illegal wildlife trade in Chicago and on a global scale.
Press Release
October 17, 2023
ZooLights, a Holiday Staple in Chicago, Returns to Lincoln Park Zoo for 29th Year With New Displays
Tickets are $7 to $10 per person for ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Invesco QQQ beginning Nov. 17; Mondays remain free.
Press Release
August 29, 2023
Lincoln Park Zoo Announces First-Ever Zoo-Based Memory Enrichment Program for Individuals Living with Dementia
The monthly event joins a roster of accessibility programs aimed at making the zoo inclusive for all guests.
Press Release
August 22, 2023
Endangered Grevy’s Zebra Born at Lincoln Park Zoo
Female foal born on August 21 at Zoo’s Camel Zebra Area
Press Release
July 17, 2023
Fall Fest Returns to Lincoln Park Zoo September 29 
Get in the spirit of the festive fall season with family-friendly activities and rides in the heart of Chicago from September to October.
Press Release
April 25, 2023
Lincoln Park Zoo Celebrates Arbor Day, Welcomes Community to Say Goodbye to Historic Bur Oak Tree
300-year-old bur oak tree to be removed May 1
Press Release
April 14, 2023
Three African Lion Cubs Make Public Debut at Lincoln Park Zoo 
Cubs born on January 9 at Pepper Family Wildlife Center
Press Release
February 12, 2023
Congolese National Park Annexation Protects Great Apes
Scientists Inform Annexation of the Djéké Triangle to Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park in the Republic of Congo
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