Showing: 1-20 of 23

Lincoln Park Zoo

Zoo-hatched turtles released in northern Illinois

Zoo-hatched turtles released in northern Illinois

Lincoln Park Zoo and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials on Wednesday release 20 ornate box turtles into the wild in northern Illinois as part of efforts to restore natural grasslands and prairies. The turtles were released Wednesday in the Upper Mississippi Wildlife and Fish Refuge nea…

June 21, 2014 12:00 am

Winter and spring break camps come to Lincoln Park Zoo

CHICAGO |  Lincoln Park Zoo invites pre-kindergarten to fourth-graders to kick back with the critters during winter and spring breaks. Registration for both camps opens at 10 a.m. today via the zoo’s website.

October 31, 2013 12:00 am
Shaw Thoughts: Remembering an old friend and paying tribute to an icon

Shaw Thoughts: Remembering an old friend and paying tribute to an icon

We should all try to play the game of life the way Robert Ebert did.

June 24, 2013 12:00 am
6 trumpeter swan cygnets hatch at Lincoln Park Zoo

6 trumpeter swan cygnets hatch at Lincoln Park Zoo

CHICAGO | Six trumpeter swan cygnets are the first of the endangered birds to hatch at the Lincoln Park Zoo since 2009.

June 07, 2013 8:15 pm
6 trumpeter swan cygnets hatch at Lincoln Park Zoo

6 trumpeter swan cygnets hatch at Lincoln Park Zoo

Six new swan cygnets were recently hatched at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago.

June 07, 2013 12:00 am

Marian students showcase runway style

Parents, students and staff at Marian Catholic came together last weekend to stun guests at their Evening of Excellence Senior Showcase.

March 06, 2013 12:00 am

Lincoln Park Zoo offers summer camp scholarships

CHICAGO | Lincoln Park Zoo’s Summer Camp programs offer exciting exploration opportunities for animal and nature lovers. And this year, some 25 lucky campers will have the experience for free.

January 25, 2013 12:00 am
Lincoln Park Zoo introduces baby gorilla

Lincoln Park Zoo introduces baby gorilla

Lincoln Park Zoo introduced its newest member - a baby gorilla born on Oct. 11.

November 13, 2012 4:25 pm
Baby gorilla born at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo

Baby gorilla born at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo

CHICAGO | Lincoln Park Zoo is now home to a baby western lowland gorilla.

October 18, 2012 12:00 am
Baby gorilla born at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo

Baby gorilla born at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo

A newborn western lowland gorilla, born on Oct. 11, cuddles with its mother Bana, 17, at the Lincoln Park Zoo.

October 18, 2012 12:00 am

Tickets still available for Jammin' at the Zoo

CHICAGO | Be part of Lincoln Park Zoo’s final concert of the summer at 7 p.m. Friday with performances by Hot Chelle Rae with Allstar Weekend. Purchase tickets in advance for $23 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under.

August 23, 2012 12:00 am
Chicago zoo says 3 rare birds hatched

Chicago zoo says 3 rare birds hatched

A pair of Bali mynah chicks, two of three that were hatched in July, are seen in their habitat at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. The zoo says there are only 115 wild birds on its native range on Indonesia's island of Bali and an estimated 1,000 more in captivity.

August 17, 2012 12:00 am
Chicago zoo says 3 rare birds hatched

Chicago zoo says 3 rare birds hatched

In this photo provided by Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo, a Bali mynah chick, one of three that were hatched in July, is seen in its habitat at the zoo. Bali mynahs are among the world's rarest birds. It's the first time in 12 years the zoo has seen a successful hatching of the birds.

August 17, 2012 12:00 am
Chicago zoo says 3 rare birds hatched

Chicago zoo says 3 rare birds hatched

CHICAGO | Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo has some good news for one of the world's rarest birds.

August 16, 2012 9:30 pm Photos

Photos

Lincoln Park Zoo pays tribute to Chicago's landmarks with animal instincts

Lincoln Park Zoo pays tribute to Chicago's landmarks with animal instincts

When staff at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo decided it was time for a party  to celebrate the Windy City, it seemed natural to have the animals join the fun.

July 22, 2012 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo Cows in Farm Area

Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo Cows in Farm Area

Cows, a history symbol in Chicago because of "the Great Fire," are prized mascots at Lincoln Park Zoo in the farm display area and will be center stage Tuesday, July 24, 2012, for a 175th Anniversary Tribute to the Windy City at the zoo using the theme "Chi-Cow-Go."

July 22, 2012 12:00 am
Lincoln Park Zoo's 1999 Chicago Fiberglass Cow Sculpture Gets a New Look

Lincoln Park Zoo's 1999 Chicago Fiberglass Cow Sculpture Gets a New Look

Volunteers at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo have spent the past four years giving the property's original fiberglass cow sculpture — first displayed in 1999 — a new look, which will be unveiled July 24 at a special celebration of Chicago's 175th Anniversary.

July 22, 2012 12:00 am

Lincoln Park Zoo euthanizes elderly male lion

CHICAGO | Officials at Lincoln Park Zoo on Wednesday announced animal care staff euthanized Adelor, a geriatric African lion.

February 01, 2012 2:00 pm

Lincoln Park Zoo lights up the night with festive cheer

CHICAGO | ZooLights presented by ComEd and Charter One has kicked off to light up the chilly Chicago nights. This year's event is bigger, better, and brighter than ever with more than 2 million twinkling bulbs.

November 26, 2011 12:00 am
Lester Crawl students take a trip on the wild side

Lester Crawl students take a trip on the wild side

CHICAGO | The Lester Crawl preschool students from Lansing recently went on a field trip to Lincoln Park Zoo.

October 01, 2011 12:00 am Photos

Photos

activate-button-3
Follow The Times

Latest Local Offers

Featured Businesses

Poll

Loading…

Who would you vote for if the election were held today?

View Results