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October 13, 2021

Pepper Family Wildlife Center Now Open at Lincoln Park Zoo

African lions, Canada lynx, red pandas, and snow leopards return to Chicago

September 23, 2021

Fall Fest Returns to Lincoln Park Zoo October 8

Celebrate autumn in the heart of Chicago with festive, family-friendly activities

September 16, 2021

Lincoln Park Zoo’s Pepper Family Wildlife Center to Open October 14

Opening date set for October 14; African lions, Canada lynx, red pandas, and snow leopards return to Chicago

September 8, 2021

Megan Ross, Ph.D., Selected as Lincoln Park Zoo’s New President & CEO

Kevin J. Bell announces retirement, zoo board picks Dr. Ross as successor and first female head of institution

August 13, 2021

Lincoln Park Zoo Welcomes Bundle of New Arrivals

Zoo Celebrates Birth of a Japanese Macaque, Two Chilean Flamingo Chicks, and other Hatchlings

August 12, 2021

27th Annual ZooLights Returns to Lincoln Park Zoo with New Features & Animal Habitats

Tickets are $5 per person for ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Invesco QQQ beginning Nov. 20; Mondays and Tuesdays remain free

August 4, 2021

Bird-Inspired Miniature Golf Course Opens This Weekend on Chicago’s West Side

Douglass 18 Opens to Public August 7 in North Lawndale

July 10, 2021

Piping Plover Chick Hatches at Lincoln Park Zoo, Reintroduced to Monty and Rose at Montrose Beach

Lincoln Park Zoo and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) are thrilled to announce the successful hatching of an endangered Great Lakes piping plover chick!

June 18, 2021

Opening Date and Species Announced for Lincoln Park Zoo’s Pepper Family Wildlife Center

Pepper Family Wildlife Center Opens Fall 2021; Home to Lions, Red Pandas, Lynx, and Snow Leopards

March 31, 2021

Bird-Inspired Miniature Golf Course Installation Begins on Chicago’s West Side

Douglass 18 Reimagined by North Lawndale Youth, Conservation-Themed