The elephant calf is finding his groove with the rhythm and routine of his new world. He’s got the “Nurse, Nap, Play, Repeat” sequence down, and now he’s learning new sounds and the flow of things at the Zoo. While … Find Out More
Someone has discovered his big beautiful ears the last few days!
Hope you had a chance to see Churchill Downs Twin Spires and Louisville Waterfront Park’s Big Four® Bridge (with a little white blended in) lit green in honor of Mikki’s calf. Starting tonight LG&E and KU building’s usual green light … Find Out More
Louisville, KY – The Louisville Zoo’s 33-year-old African elephant, Mikki, gave birth to a male calf at 11:24 p.m. on Friday, August 2, 2019. It is only the second elephant born at the Louisville Zoo in the Zoo’s 50-year history. Find Out More
The Louisville Zoo is launching Wild Workouts in a partnership with Flex Appeal. Classes include yoga, barre, boot camp and Zumba (Zoomba) and will take place around the Zoo after the Zoo closes. Find Out More
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
Since 1969, the Louisville Zoo has continuously grown and evolved thanks to you — our generous supporters. Louisville Zoo donors have helped us accomplish remarkable projects that provide amazing guest experiences and care for the animals, while shaping the future … Find Out More
To help the Louisville Zoo celebrate its 50th anniversary Comfy Cow has created a custom-made ice cream available in stores March 1 – October 31.
Polar Bear Freeze is made with a white chocolate ice cream, Oreo pieces and chocolate chips. It will be available in all five stores. Find Out More
Boone and Minnow, two male gray seals, have joined the other pinnipeds on regular rotation at the Louisville Zoo’s Glacier Run exhibit. Both seals come to Louisville from Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo. Minnow is 31 and Boone is 13. Find Out More