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Press Release
February 23, 2023
Three African Lion Cubs Born 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
Press Release
January 19, 2023
Run for Wildlife this June at Lincoln Park Zoo
45th annual Run for the Zoo on June 4, registration now open
Press Release
December 9, 2022
Lincoln Park Zoo Announces African Lion Pregnancy
Female Lion Zari Expecting New Year Offspring at Lincoln Park Zoo
Press Release
November 14, 2022
Lincoln Park Zoo Celebrates Centuries-Old Oak Tree
250–300-year-old bur oak tree, predating the City of Chicago, naturally nears end of its life
Press Release
October 20, 2022
Tickets Now On Sale for Holiday Favorite ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo
Tickets are $5 per person for ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Invesco QQQ beginning Nov. 18; Mondays remain free
Press Release
August 18, 2022
Fall Fest Returns to Lincoln Park Zoo September 30 
Celebrate autumn in the heart of Chicago with festive, family-friendly activities, including the return of rides through October 30
Press Release
May 28, 2022
African Lion Cub Makes Debut at Lincoln Park Zoo
Cub takes first steps outside at Pepper Family Wildlife Center, Visible to the Public Beginning Today
Press Release
May 5, 2022
Lincoln Park Zoo African Lion Cub Receives Name
Male lion cub at Pepper Family Wildlife Center named Pilipili; Continues to grow in size and strength behind the scenes