If you’ve been to the Zoo in the last 40 years, you’ve probably crossed paths with Zookeeper Silvia Zirkelbach. You can usually find her near the giraffe area with her auburn hair tied back, wearing a silver necklace featuring a … Find Out More
Frank Bullock worked at the Louisville Zoo for almost 30 years. He was the Zoo’s first keeper, beginning his tenure in 1967, before the Louisville Zoo was even open! While the Zoo was under construction, Frank worked with a pair … Find Out More
Migration is a fact of life for many animals who need to follow resources to survive in their changing habitats. Zebras are one of the many African mammals that migrate every year. One of the most dangerous spots for zebras … Find Out More
Late this summer, our small gorilla with a big personally Kindi and her surrogate mom Kweli joined their permanent family group with female Paki and silverback Casey. It’s been a process of three and a half years for the Gorilla … Find Out More
Kindi is as rambunctious as ever as a juvenile gorilla. She enjoys playing and hanging upside down on cargo nets, noshing on veggies and fruits with surrogate mom Kweli and exploring the different areas of Gorilla Forest. Kindi and Kweli … Find Out More
Qannik celebrates her 8th birthday with treats, toys, and keeper-made enrichment fun.
At age 3, Kindi is definitely now looking more like a juvenile than an infant, but she is still as rambunctious as ever. Kindi and her surrogate mother Kweli are being slowly integrated into silverback Casey’s family group. The family … Find Out More
It’s Kindi’s 3rd Birthday! Watch as she shows off some new moves.
Qannik plays in the snow and enjoys the cold January weather.
Qannik gets a new toy: it’s a giant pickle!