Press Releases

November 15, 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

October 20, 2022

Tickets Now On Sale for Holiday Favorite ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo

Cherished light show is powered by green, renewable power

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

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