The Louisville Zoo just wrapped up the submission phase of the Elephant Calf Naming Contest presented by Norton Children’s and is happy to announce the final three names available for voting are Fitz, Rocket and Walt. Find Out More
The Louisville Zoo welcomed a male elephant calf on Friday, August 2 to 33-year-old African elephant Mikki, and starting Monday, September 16, the Zoo will be soliciting names from the public in a naming contest presented by Norton Children’s Hospital. Find Out More
Louisville, KY – Mikki and her one-month-old male calf made their public debut today.As this is still an acclimation period for the calf and Mikki, public viewing times will be limited, varied and subject to change. Find Out More
The birth of African elephant Mikki’s calf is important in helping to contribute to a genetically sustainable elephant population in accredited zoos. Learn more about the significance of Mikki’s calf, Zoo conservation efforts and our conservation partners here. Our little … 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
An all-new enhanced and expanded African area is ready for you. Come experience the adventure! Let’s take a virtual tour first… Your journey begins at the Savannah’s edge with a view of the bongos at play. The large African antelopes … Find Out More