The Louisville Zoo is happy to announce that gorillas Mia Moja and Mshindi are expecting. Soon-to-be mom Mia Moja is doing well and her weekly ultrasounds indicate that all things are on track for an arrival of a baby gorilla by May 2016. Find Out More
Gorilla Forest Supervisor and Assistant Mammal Curator Jill Katka gives Mia one of her weekly ultrasounds. The ultrasound indicates that things are on target for a May 2016 arrival. Katka tells us that Mia sometimes doesn’t seem to like the … Find Out More
The Louisville Zoo will celebrate two important animal birthdays in early January.
January 2 at 11 a.m. Gorilla Helen’s 58th birthday at Gorilla Forest
On January 2, the Zoo will celebrate gorilla Helen’s 58th birthday. This is an important birthday in the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), the accrediting body for zoos in North America. Find Out More
YouTube Video exceeds 6.7 million views. It’s an average day in early September. A large, hairy hand taps the window in Gorilla Forest and a collective, “Awwww” sweeps through the crowd of 20 or more people gathered. The onlookers point … Find Out More