Lincoln Park Zoo in United States


Lincoln Park Zoo
Typezoo
Founded1868
Last elephant left2005
Address2200 N. Cannon Drive
Zip-code60614
PlaceChicago, Illinois
CountryUnited States
Websitehttp://www.lpzoo.com

Head keepers
of elephants
1940: Joe Metcalf
Relevant literature
Description

Lincoln Park Zoo, located at 2200 N. Cannon Drive, in Chicago, Illinois, in United States, was founded in 1868. The last elephant left in 2005.


Comments / pictures

Lincoln Park Zoo is a free zoo located in Lincoln Park in Chicago, Illinois. The zoo was founded in 1868, when the Lincoln Park Commissioners were given a gift of a pair of swans. In 1874, the swans were joined by a bear cub, the first animal purchased for the zoo. The first bison ever born in captivity was born in Lincoln Park.

Now, Lincoln Park Zoo is home to a wide variety of animals. The zoo includes polar bears, penguins, gorillas, reptiles, monkeys, and other species totalling nearly 1,250 animals.

Lincoln Park Zoo is one of four zoos in Chicagoland, the others being Brookfield Zoo, Phillips Park Zoo, and Cosley Zoo. However, Lincoln Park Zoo is the only one within the Chicago city limits.

*wikipedia


References for records about Lincoln Park Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2020). Lincoln Park Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=65. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Search more with Google for Lincoln Park Zoo


Search more on the Internet Web for Lincoln Park Zoo

Categorieszoo in United States | United States portal



This document was updated: 2020-10-30 07:03:11


Elephant Encyclopedia and database
ELEPHANT
ENCYCLOPEDIA

Established 1995
ELEPHANT
DATABASE
Established 2006
Search for keywords
Your ip: 3.238.184.78