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Lincoln Park Zoo is on Cannon Dr. at Fullerton Pkwy in Lincoln Park. This historic, family-oriented wildlife park is home to more than 200 species and thousands of insects, many of which are endangered. The Regenstein Center for African Apes is an award-winning habitat housing gorillas and chimpanzees. The Regenstein African Journey is home to giraffes, African painted dogs, meerkats and pygmy hippos among other animals. View Japanese macaques participating in touchscreen studies in the Regenstein Macaque Forest. Robert and Mayari Pritzker Penguin Cove is home to African penguins, and visitors can watch the playful polar bears at the Walter Family Arctic Tundra.

Other key features include the Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo, home to red wolves, black bears, beavers and other North American wildlife, a carousel, a children's train ride and Farm-in-the-Zoo. ZooLights, held late Nov.-early Jan., features holiday festivities, more than two million lights and some two hundred displays.

Educational programs are offered.

Food is available. Time: Allow 3 hours minimum.

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