Learn about ways your Zoo works to be a leader in sustainability Sustainability is a core theme driving the Louisville Zoo‘s mission “to better the bond between people and our planet.” By educating visitors about wildlife conservation through amazing encounters … Find Out More

African Elephant

WCS Applauds Historic, Groundbreaking US Ivory Ban

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

Nona: A PASA Story

Nona, an infant gorilla, was found as a tiny baby in a hunting camp after witnessing her family being killed in a village in the east of Cameroon. Often adult gorillas are killed for bushmeat in Africa and the young … Find Out More