Louisville Zoo Preparing Mikki and Punch for Retirement at The Elephant Sanctuary (Media Release)

The Louisville Zoo is initiating preparations to relocate African elephant Mikki and Asian elephant Punch to The Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald, Tennessee. Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), The Elephant Sanctuary is the nation’s largest natural habitat elephant refuge of over 3,000 acres. Louisville Zoo anticipates the transition will occur sometime in the spring of 2025. Find Out More

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30 YEARS OF THROO THE ZOO ( Media Release)

Registration for the Louisville Zoo’s 30th annual Throo the Zoo 5K Run/Walk is now open. The wildest 5K in town presented by Norton Audubon Hospital takes off at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, at the Louisville Zoo. Race proceeds benefit the Louisville Zoo, which is dedicated to its mission of “bettering the bond between people and our planet.”
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