Current Louisville Zoo Conservation Programs

Black-Footed Ferret Recovery Program Bettering the Bond with Zoo Buddies Monarchs and Milkweed Polar Bears on Thin Ice Monitoring Migration with Motus Helping the Hellbender Gorillas in Jeopardy Cuban Crocodile Conservation Your Zoo Sustainability Conservation Action with Responsible Engagement (CARE) … Find Out More

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

Louisville Zoo Introduces Planet Savers presented by Ford Motor Company (Media Release)

The Louisville Zoo, in partnership with Ford Motor Company, is launching Planet Savers: a program encouraging people of all ages to support and nurture compassion for animals and the environment through action. Individuals, schools, nonprofit organizations, after-school clubs and programs, assisted living facilities, resource groups, home-school families and more are invited to join the initiative. Find Out More