The Louisville Zoo is excited to recognize our staff members that contributed to the published work, “The Timber Rattlesnake: Life History, Distribution, Status, and Conservation Action Plan,” released by Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation(PARC). The authors contacted the leading … Find Out More
Meerkats are a small animal found in dry areas of southern Africa. They are omnivores, so they eat insects, spiders, snails, eggs, plant roots and more! They will spend much of their day digging in the sand looking for their … Find Out More
Guests can now check in on their favorite new gray seal pup with today’s launching of the Zoo’s new gray seal live webcam at Glacier Run sponsored by T-Mobile. The cam is accessible here: LouisvilleZoo.org/sealcam. Find Out More
Today, the Louisville Zoo announced that six-year-old gray seal, Rona, is expecting. A winter birth, between December and February, is expected. The father is 16-year-old gray seal Boone. This will be Rona’s first pup. Find Out More
Five-year- old NeeCee, a female snow leopard at the Louisville Zoo, has tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans. The Zoo is awaiting confirmatory results of the other two male snow leopards – Kimti and Meru. Find Out More
At the Zoo, some of our most outstanding animal care happens behind the scenes with the Animal Health Care staff. Geriatric gorilla Demba was diagnosed with endocarditis in 2013 with the help of outside local health specialists like Dr. Joe … Find Out More
The Louisville Zoo has announced the name of their newest addition, the female addax that was born at the Zoo on Friday, May 8, during the COVID-19 pandemic closure. Louisville Zoo officials chose the name, Jira (JEE-RA), which translates to “anticipation” in Hausa. Hausa is the most widely spoken language in Niger, which is the only region where the addax remain today. Find Out More
Kindi and Kweli have a snack and explore Gorilla Forest outdoor habitat. Watch the video below!