Category Archive: Midwest

Playtime for Baby Gorillas

Baby gorillas Patty and Nayembi are getting plenty of play in as they grow at Regenstein Center for African Apes. Curator of Primates Maureen Leahy explains the importance of play for gorilla development in this special video.

The Penguins & Polar Bears are going to be happy

Lincoln Park Zoo unveils two State-of-the-Art Exhibits for the polar bears and penguins. In 2016 the north side of the zoo will get a brand-new look. This $22 million effort will inspire natural behaviors–and new views–for two of the zoo’s best-loved species. See All the Details

Explore the Lincoln Zoo after Hours

Lincoln Park Zoo

Ever wonder what happens when Lincoln Park Zoo closes for the night? On January 18, families with kids ages 5-12 can share an Evening Encounter–or spend the night, if they’d like–with Sleep Under the Skyscrapers: Indoor Overnight. Sign up for this exclusive experience.