Zoo Breaks Ground on Project Supporting Animal Ambassador Expansion (Media Release)

Today, officials from the Louisville Zoo broke ground on a project that will support the growth and development of its Animal Ambassador Program.  Mayor Greenberg joined Louisville Zoo Director Dan Maloney, Deputy Mayor Nicole George, Zoo Foundation Board Chair Becky Phillips, members of the Future Healers Got Zoo Buddies program, Councilman Mulvihill’s Legislative aide Geoff Wohl, former Zoo Director John Walczak, and donors to break ground on the Zoo’s latest construction project. Find Out More

Louisville Zoo Temporarily Closing Some Areas to Protect Zoo Birds from Wild Avian Flu (Media Release)

With recently confirmed cases of avian flu discovered in a Fayette County backyard poultry flock, the Louisville Zoo is taking precautionary measures to keep its bird ambassadors safe and healthy. Starting today, the Zoo has temporarily closed its public walk-through aviaries and is moving some birds to protected areas out of an abundance of caution. None of the Zoo’s birds are currently showing clinical signs of the disease.  Find Out More