New Space, New Preschool at Louisville Zoo

The Louisville Zoo is now enrolling for a new 7-week preschool class that begins October 22. Zoo Preschool is a drop-off program best suited for children who are planning to enter kindergarten in the fall of 2020. The classes will be held in the new PNC Cub House Classroom, the Zoo’s first play space devoted to early childhood learning. Find Out More

Meet Bongo “Groot”

Meet Groot! The Louisville Zoo’s newest addition —  a male bongo calf — will now officially be called Groot following the conclusion of a public naming contest. Thanks to our many guests who participated. Nearly 2,000 names were submitted. Groot’s keeper staff narrowed those names down to three: Groot, Drax and Rocket, from the “Guardians of the Galaxy” movies. Find Out More