A Hawk-Eyed View of the Zoo!

By Mark Mlynek, Keeper Included in 2023 Fall Trunkline What is a zoo? If you ask people this question, you will likely hear responses such as, “a family-friendly place with lots of animals” or “a park-like setting with exhibits that … Find Out More

Treat Dad Like He’s King of the Jungle Dads Receive Free Admission this Father’s Day Presented by Ford Motor Company (Media Release)

Thanks to Ford Motor Company, dads will receive free admission to the Louisville Zoo on Ford’s Father’s Day, June 18, 2023. The Zoo celebrates animal dads year-round, but on this day, they will highlight some of the most recent and popular fathers including babirusa Albus, zebra Gibbs and surrogate gorilla dad Casey.  Find Out More

Louisville Zoo Temporarily Closing Some Areas to Protect Zoo Birds from Wild Avian Flu (Media Release)

With recently confirmed cases of avian flu discovered in a Fayette County backyard poultry flock, the Louisville Zoo is taking precautionary measures to keep its bird ambassadors safe and healthy. Starting today, the Zoo has temporarily closed its public walk-through aviaries and is moving some birds to protected areas out of an abundance of caution. None of the Zoo’s birds are currently showing clinical signs of the disease.  Find Out More