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Activities

Create a Chinese Lantern

Even though Wild Lights: Asian Lantern Festival (presented by T-Mobile) is closed for the moment, you can create your very own Chinese Lantern with just a few household items.

Daffodil Coloring Sheet

Brighten your day by coloring a daffodil.  Your only choice is what color!

Egg Carton Turtle Craft

Create a cool turtle out of recycled egg cartons!

Pinecone Snowy Owl

Convert a regular pinecone into something special!

Fish Googles

Using household items, create a pair of goggles and see what it’s like to be a fish!

Sock Puppets

Use an old sock and other fun items to make an animal sock puppet

Toyota Backyard Action Hero Magazines

Read our guidebooks and learn how YOU can become a Backyard Action Hero! You’ll find fun facts and awesome activities that you can do by yourself or with family, friends and classmates. Since the Louisville Zoo is a great place to learn about all kinds of plants and animals, our the Backyard Action Hero guidebook also explores what’s happening at your Zoo! Discover ways that YOU can help protect the environment.

Track Polar Bears with Polar Bears International

Using this tool, you can watch polar bears as they travel across the sea ice to hunt seals. Our Bear Tracker shows current and past sea ice extents on Hudson Bay, along with the locations of polar bears.

Webcams

Explore.org Livecams

Can’t make it outside? Explore the natural world as it unfolds in real time on your computer screen with this collection of wildlife webcams. EXPLORE.org takes you from Kenya, Africa to the riverbanks of Katmai, Alaska and everywhere in between.

Mill Creek Falcon Webcam

Check out a real-time live streaming video of the Falcons of Mill Creek presented by LG&E and KU.

Grace Gorilla Forest Corridor Cam (Explore Africa)

Watch the Gorilla Forest habitat  LIVE! This camera follows one of two forest habitats used by the GRACE gorillas. (Part of the EXPLORE live nature cam network.)