Save the Date! June 4: Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo open to the public

Know Before You Go:
In order to ensure the safety of staff and guests, we've made modifications to the Zoo experience in accordance with public guidance and health recommendations. Please be sure to review the following Re-Opening FAQs for FPZ and SZ before your visit.

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Update on pygmy hippo Cleopatra

hippoWe are deeply saddened to share that yesterday pygmy hippo Cleopatra gave birth to a stillborn calf. Cleopatra’s care team and the veterinary staff were present throughout the delivery and made every effort to resuscitate the baby. We were eagerly awaiting the arrival of the calf, and in the weeks leading up to the birth Cleopatra was monitored around the clock. The past 24 hours have been devastating for our staff who care so deeply, and we appreciate you keeping our team in your thoughts.