Louisville Zoo Opens Penguin Cove

The Louisville Zoo is happy to announce the opening of its newest exhibit —Penguin Cove, Little Penguin Conservation Center — generously supported by the Paul Ogle Foundation, Inc. The new exhibit features “little” penguins (also known as “blue” or “fairy” penguins) which have never been seen before at the Louisville Zoo. The exhibit opens to the public Saturday, May 14. Find Out More

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Meet Kindi

Zoo Keepers name gorilla baby and Zoo announces limited viewing as well as Baptist Health Partnership. The Louisville Zoo’s Gorilla Forest zoo keepers have been dedicating days and nights to caring for the premature baby gorilla born in March. In recognition of their devotion and tireless caretaking… Find Out More



The wildest 5K in town will be held Saturday, May 14 at 8 a.m. Runners and walkers will get to see the Zoo wake up during the 23rd annual Throo the Zoo 5K Run/Walk, presented by Norton Audubon Hospital and McDonald’s® Restaurants of Kentuckiana. Proceeds benefit the Louisville Zoo, which is dedicated to its mission of bettering the bond between people and our planet. Find Out More


Louisville Zoo Announces Free Flight Bird Show

Beautiful birds such as an Andean condor, double wattled cassowary, singing parrot, African crowned crane, bateleur eagle and others will make their way to the Louisville Zoo this summer. Starting May 21, these impressive birds will fly, sing and delight Zoo guests in the new “Wings of the World” Bird Show presented by Ford Motor Company. Find Out More


Earth Day Festival

The Louisville Zoo will celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 16 with a news conference announcing winners of the 4th annual Trashformation art contest. The day will also feature $8.25 general admission and activities to celebrate sustainability. Patrons can learn more about the Zoo’s conservation efforts and visit dozens of “eco-themed” exhibitors. Find Out More