A Seal of a Different Color

Joining the California sea lions and harbor seal in Glacier Run is Rona, a gray seal. Rona is a 3-year-old female born at the Smithsonian National Zoo. Rona is steadily getting used to her new surroundings—the Louisville Zoo is a … Find Out More

Penguin Nesting Season

The first little penguin nesting season arrived at the Louisville Zoo! Two pairs of penguins took part this year: male penguin Boost with female Broccolini, and male Eminem with female Cody. The penguin pairs made their nests in cozy nesting … Find Out More

Louisville Zoo Welcomes Two Warthogs

Meet Digger and Riggs — two new warthogs that are the newest additions to the Louisville Zoo.

These two one-year-old males like to hang out near the edge of the warthog exhibit near guests and are already gaining fans although they’ve only been on exhibit a few days. Digger and Riggs were born at the Erie Zoo in Pennsylvania. Find Out More

African Elephant

WCS Applauds Historic, Groundbreaking US Ivory Ban

Today, the Obama Administration followed through on a promise, called for by African heads of state at the Clinton Global Initiative, and more recently by the Elephant Protection Initiative, and made by the president himself in Kenya in 2013, to do what we can in the United States to confront this threat to African elephants by banning ivory. Find Out More

Louisville Zoo Opens Penguin Cove

The Louisville Zoo is happy to announce the opening of its newest exhibit —Penguin Cove, Little Penguin Conservation Center — generously supported by the Paul Ogle Foundation, Inc. The new exhibit features “little” penguins (also known as “blue” or “fairy” penguins) which have never been seen before at the Louisville Zoo. The exhibit opens to the public Saturday, May 14. Find Out More