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
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
Warthog twins Digger and Riggs are ready to charm you in the Africa area. These two young males are not quite a year old and come from the Erie Zoo where they were hand-reared. Both are very engaging and especially … Find Out More
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
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Our ferret kits are growing fast! They are now about one month old. The kits (ferret babies) have quadrupled in size and just last week began to get their black “mask” coloring. They are beginning to crawl on their own … Find Out More
The Zoo’s oldest resident — Aldabra tortoise “Dot” — turns 80 on Saturday, June 18. The Zoo is celebrating by giving free general admission to guests named Dorothy and holding keeper talks at 12:15 and 2:30 p.m. in Dot’s exhibit near the Islands and the new Penguin Cove. Find Out More
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
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