Louisville Zoo Welcomes Two Warthogs

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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Media Release: Louisville Zoo Seeks Trashformation Contest Entries and Eco-Partners for Earth Month

The Louisville Zoo invites students in pre-K – grade 12 to get involved with the fifth annual Trashformation: A Trash-to-Treasure Art Contest for Students. The annual contest is part of the Zoo’s Party for the Planet: A Month-Long Celebration of the Earth powered by Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company in April. Find Out More

Puma Becca

Media Release: New Year, New Cat in Town

There’s a new cat in town for the new year! “Becca,” a two-year-old female puma, comes to the Louisville Zoo from the Central Florida Zoo. Becca was rescued at three months old by the Washington State Wildlife Commission after being separated from her mother. Find Out More

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Zoo Hosts Job Fair and Animal Birthdays

The Louisville Zoo will host a job fair on January 7 in the Zoo’s Gheens Room from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Zoo is seeking candidates to fill seasonal positions in various departments. Free with admission, the Zoo will also celebrate two animal birthdays on January 7. Gorilla Helen’s 59th Birthday will be held at 11 a.m. at Gorilla Forest and polar bear Qannik’s 6th birthday will be held at noon at Glacier Run. Find Out More

Christmas at the Louisville Zoo

Santa’s Safari Now on Sale (Media Release)

Tickets to the Louisville Zoo’s Santa’s Safari are now on sale at www.louisvillezoo.org/santa. This popular annual holiday event will take place December 10–11 & 17–18 with sessions at 10 a.m., Noon and 2 p.m. The Zoo’s Gheens Room in the Islands Pavilion will be transformed into a festive holiday wonderland that will include a visit by Santa, his elves and Frosty the Snowman. Find Out More