Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, Illinois

Lincoln Park Zoo. See large photos.

Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo

This habitat is home primarily to wildlife of North America, including black bears and red wolves. The indoor area is where the children get to play, with the giant Treetop Canopy Climbing installation.

Regenstein African Journey

The park’s African habitat exhibit features 24 native species - giraffes, rhinos, along with some rarities such as pygmy hippo and dwarf crocodile.

Regenstein Center for African Apes

Gorillas and chimpanzees live in this large which is regarded as one of the country’s best ape habitats. The new building features 5,000 feet of artificial vines, a waterfall, a moat, and a research center. Large glass windows give visitors multi-dimensional views of the day-to-day life of the apes.

Kovler Lion House

The Kovler Lion House dates back to 1912, but recent renovations have added modern touches to this historical landmark for the big cats. Animals include lions, Amur tigers, a snow leopard, a red panda, and a serval.

McCormick Bird House

The original Bird House opened in 1904. There is a large free-flight aviary.

Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House

This is home to amphibians and reptiles, as well as mammals.

Helen Brach Primate House

White-cheeked gibbons live in this swinging indoor-outdoor exhibit, home to monkeys, marmosets, tamarins and several other primates. Vines, trees and murals make for a vibrant habitat.


Why do we live in Chicago again? 17 reasons why, by Chicago Tribune.
Guide To Lincoln Park Zoo - CBS Chicago
Official web site of Lincoln Park Zoo.
Cosley Zoo adds four animals - chicagotribune
Wild Chicago | Lincoln Park Zoo

Published: 07/01/2007
Updated: 12/17/2012

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