Press Releases

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

May 10, 2022

Lincoln Park Zoo’s 44th Annual Run for the Zoo 5K/10K Returns to Chicago In-Person

This June run for wildlife and support the zoo, Registration open

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

April 21, 2022

Remembering Dr. Steve Ross

March 31, 2022

World’s Largest Urban Wildlife Network Expands to Europe and Africa

Lincoln Park Zoo’s Urban Wildlife Information Network partners with organizations in 42 international cities to help understand and protect urban wildlife

March 17, 2022

First African Lion Cub Born at Lincoln Park Zoo in 20 Years

Healthy cub born on March 15; Remains behind the scenes at the new Pepper Family Wildlife Center

March 8, 2022

Easter Egg-Stravaganza Returns to Lincoln Park Zoo

Celebrate spring with egg hunts and a visit from the Easter bunny April 16

February 10, 2022

Grey Seal Pup Born at Lincoln Park Zoo

Male Pup born on January 26; Required Human Intervention

January 31, 2022

Lincoln Park Zoo and City of Chicago Help People and Animals Coexist

New Chicago wildlife plan released

October 26, 2021

Snow Monkey Uses Touch Screen Computer to Choose Name for Offspring at Lincoln Park Zoo

Japanese macaque picks Minato for male infant name via touchscreen at Regenstein Macaque Forest