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

Because of 50 years of Support…

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