Zoos are working to better understand the severely endangered creature to ensure the long-term existence of slow lorises, the poisonous primate that bit Lady Gaga last month. Pygmy slow lorises can be seen in Lincoln Park Zoo’s Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House. [ more › ]
Kelly Anne Celli, a Lincoln Park Zoo employee who moonlights as a real estate agent, compares herself to a giraffe because she's always munching, slowly but surely. On something. She never sits for meals; she doesn't even have a kitchen...Show More Summary
Chicago polar bears have the right idea. Even the subzero-equipped bears are staying away from the frigid, record-low temperatures that have taken over most of the country thanks to the polar vortex. At the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, polar bear Anana stayed inside on Monday rather than risk the freezing temperatures. Show More Summary
Pack it up folks and stay inside, it is officially too cold even for the neighborhood polar bear. [ more › ]
It's a day of celebration at Lincoln Park Zoo where a newborn red kangaroo joey peeked their head out from its mother's pouch for the first time. [ more › ]
For this week's profile we have one of your very own: Ms. Dr. Joseph L. Simonis, Autostraddler, roller derby player, and population ecologist at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.
Sad news from Lincoln Park Zoo where Keo, the oldest chimpanzee in captivity in North America, was euthanized Monday. He was 55. [ more › ]
Earlier this week the calf, which now weighs 200-pounds, made his public debut at the zoo’s Harris Family Foundation Black Rhinoceros Exhibit with his mother, Kapuki. [ more › ]
Watch this video as Kapuki tries to get her son to play with a boomer ball. [ more › ]
An eastern black rhinoceros, a critically endangered species, has been born at Lincoln Park Zoo.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - An Eastern black rhinoceros, a critically endangered species, was born at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo this week, the first in 24 years, officials said on Thursday.
Something is in the water at Lincoln Park Zoo. The latest addition to the Chicago zoo’s family is an Eastern black rhinoceros calf on Aug. 26. [ more › ]
The newest addition to Lincoln Park Zoo's coterie of animals is a white-cheeked baby gibbon who was born Aug. 16 to father Caruso and mother Burma [ more › ]
Baby gorilla Nayembi, born in November, is back out for visitors to see with her zoo family at Lincoln Park Zoo, in Chicago.
The story of Nayembi, the baby gorilla at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo who suffered serious facial injuries, reached another happy landmark Thursday when she was reintroduced to the zoo’s visitors. [ more › ]
Lincoln Park Zoo officials will reintroduce baby gorilla Nayembi for public viewing Thursday, six months after she suffered a severe facial injury.
Lincoln Park Zoo officials are thrilled to present baby gorilla Nayembi for public viewing Thursday after she suffered a severe facial injury in the winter. "It's really exciting,'' said Lincoln Park Zoo spokeswoman Sharon Dewar, who said Nayembi has made it past the critical phase of several stages of rehabilitation since the injury in February. Show More Summary
A set of twin doors take on two very different purposes at Fermilab and Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo. One of the paradoxes of particle physics research is that, in order to study the tiniest bits of matter, scientists must use some of the world’s largest scientific instruments. Show More Summary
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