| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:51 PM
For its work vaccinating dogs against rabies around the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, the Lincoln Park Zoo has won a top national honor from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the zoo announced Tuesday.
The zoo's Serengeti Health Initiative,...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 2:37 PM
The baby eastern black rhinoceros born at Lincoln Park Zoo in August was introduced to the outside world today.
The 200-pound calf, born Aug. 26, was named King, according to a press release from the zoo; he was named for King Harris, whose wife, Caryn,...
| Aug 30, 2013
Once again this year, the fall museum and zoo schedules are full, and not just because of the now-requisite Halloween and Christmas programming. Highlights include a World's Fair revisitation at the Field, commemoration of the Gettysburg Address' 150th...
| Aug 8, 2013
It used to be that going to a museum for the food was like going to Wrigley Field for the baseball. They offered a version of the thing in question, sure, but you were pretty likely to be disappointed.
But these days, most Chicago cultural...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 1:44 PM
An eastern black rhinoceros, a critically endangered species, has been born at Lincoln Park Zoo.
The 60-pound male calf was born to Kapuki, an 8-year-old first-time mother, on Monday. The father is Maku, a 27-year-old rhino was has four other offspring....
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:58 PM
As a zoo CEO drives to work, a radio news reportannounces that dead birds were found in a park near the zoo.
In this hypothetical scenario involving the Lincoln Park Zoo, the CEO arrives at the office to find a flurry of voice mails from reporters....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:36 PM
It's down to a goat, some chickens and a few ducks, but it's still a zoo. For now, at least.
Residents of Chicago's West Rogers Park neighborhood plan to host a series of meetings beginning Thursday to discuss what will happen to the small zoo at Indian...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 3:49 AM
Baby gorilla Nayembi will appear in a public viewing area of the Lincoln Park Zoo today for the first time since suffering a severe facial injury last winter.
“It’s really exciting,’’ said Lincoln Park Zoo spokeswoman Sharon...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:36 AM
More than just lights and some snow leopards this year, Lincoln Park’s ZooLights will add ice skating to its agenda.
Starting Nov. 29 ZooLights returns for its 19th season at the Lincoln Park Zoo, with ice skating now in the Farm-in-the-Zoo area....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 1:55 PM
A white-cheeked gibbon was born at the Lincoln Park Zoo's Helen C. Brach Primate House, zoo officials said Monday.
The primate was born on Aug. 16 and is the fourth offspring for father, Caruso, and mother, Burma, officials said. Officials have not...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Pat Fitzgerald makes his rounds at 5 p.m. on Thursdays.
"He'll say, 'The office is closed in five minutes. Get out of here,'" linebackers coach Randy Bates said. "And then he'll swing by a second time to make sure."
Thursday is date night for...