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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Toucan Species Makes a Colorful Debut at the Louisville Zoo (Media Release)

The Louisville Zoo is happy to announce its newest addition is a toco toucan named Lucy — marking the debut of a species never before seen at the Zoo. The nearly 7-year-old bird brings her colorful bill to the Louisville Zoo from the Saint Louis Zoo. Lucy can be seen in the newly renovated exhibit across from the jaguar habitat. She will share her new home in rotation with the Zoo’s hyacinth macaws.  Find Out More

Celebrate International Flamingo Day with a “Pink Out” on April 26 (Media Release)

The Louisville Zoo is happy to announce that, with the recent addition of 49 Chilean flamingos, it is now hosting the largest Chilean flock in North America. The Zoo’s Chilean flamingo flock, also called a “flamboyance,” will feature an impressive 89 birds (up from 38). An additional two flamingos are expected to arrive soon. Find Out More