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!
Meet Kianga — a new 1-year-old female Masai giraffe joins us from the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens in California. Kianga was born November 9, 2016 in Los Angeles and her name means “sunshine” in Swahili. Find Out More
Kindi and Kweli enjoy some food enrichment. Watch the video below!
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
Last year, the Louisville Zoo was proud to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its Black-Footed Ferret Conservation Center. Now, you can ﬁnally see North America’s most endangered mammal back on exhibit. Black-footed ferret Rigatoni is ready to make your acquaintance … Find Out More