Lincoln Park Zoo
• To teach people about the interdependence of all living things and the importance of preserving the world’s wildlife and natural environments;
• To support conservation initiatives around the globe that expand our knowledge of animals and help maintain delicate ecosystems;
• To enrich the lives of the animals in its care through naturalistic exhibits, behavioral enhancement, and quality veterinary care;
• To operate in a fiscally responsible manner through a successful private/public partnership;
• To serve its public through quality visitor services and by maintaining a true zoological gardens in the heart of Chicago;
• To remain free and open to all, every day of the year.