Today at the Zoo!

MONDAY, August 20, 2018

Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (stay until 6 p.m.)

These schedules are posted before the Zoo opens at 10 a.m.
Planned schedules are all subject to change during the day as they are based on the cooperation of animals, weather and Zoo maintenance.

ANIMAL VIEWING SCHEDULE

Gorilla Kindi looking into camera

Young Gorilla Kindi & Surrogate Kweli Gorilla Forest  is a rotational exhibit, so gorillas can move in and out of exhibit spaces throughout the day ON EXHIBIT
Giraffe Kianga New this season! On rotation with giraffes Baridi and Malaika. ON EXHIBIT
Komodo Dragon Romulus New this season! Located inside the HerpAquarium ON EXHIBIT
Male Lion Siyanda New this season! Currently on rotation with female lion Kariba.  ON EXHIBIT
Rhino Letterman New this season! On rotation with female Sindi as he acclimates to his new exhibit space. ON EXHIBIT
Rockhopper Penguins Exhibit under major renovation. OFF EXHIBIT
Little Penguins Currently Off exhibit for maintenance
Regular schedule 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. unless noted.
OFF EXHIBIT
Amur Tigers Currently in the Islands exhibit during construction of the new Snow Leopard Pass (targeted to open 2019) OFF EXHIBIT
MetaZoo Discovery Center MetaZoo building and exhibits accessible to the public. OPEN

The animal exhibit schedules above are updated before the Zoo opens at 10 a.m. each morning and are subject to change without notice. Animal viewing is dependent on the cooperation of animals, weather and Zoo maintenance.

RIDES AND ATTRACTIONS STATUS

blue train with bow

Boma African
Petting Zoo
OPEN
Butterflies n’ Blooms OPEN
Camel Rides Typically closed 1-2 p.m.
Last ticket sold 4:30 p.m.
CLOSED
Carousel OPEN
Lorikeet Feeding Typically opens at 11 a.m. WEATHER PERMITTING
Nature Connects®:
Art with LEGO® Bricks
OPEN
Splash Park OPEN
Pony Rides Typically closed 1-2 p.m.
Last ticket sold 4:30 p.m.
CLOSED
Ropes Course CLOSED
Train WEATHER PERMITTING

ANIMAL PRESENTATIONS

Glacier Run with seals and polar bear

The Louisville Zoo offers daily animal talks, demonstrations and programs throughout the day.  Activities are seasonal and subject to the cooperation of animals, weather and Zoo maintenance.

10:15 a.m. Islands Mammals Keeper Talk ON SCHEDULE
10:30 a. m. Seal & Sea Lion Training Demonstrations ON SCHEDULE
10:45 a.m. Meerkat Enrichment and Keeper Talk ON SCHEDULE
11:00 a.m. Elephant Keeper Talk ON SCHEDULE
11:15 a.m. Polar & Grizzly Bear Training Demonstration ON SCHEDULE
11:30 a.m. Giraffe Feeding (Wednesday – Mondays) ON SCHEDULE
11:45 a.m. Amur Tiger Keeper Talks CLOSED
Noon Pygmy Hippo Keeper Talk ON SCHEDULE
12:15 p.m. HerpAquarium Keeper Talk ON SCHEDULE
1 p.m. Islands Bird Trail Talk (Saturdays & Sundays Only) CLOSED
2:00 p.m. Seal and Sea Lion Training Demonstration ON SCHEDULE
2:15 p.m. Gorilla Forest Food Toss or Keeper Talk WEATHER PERMITTING
2:30 p.m. Giraffe Feeding (Wednesday – Mondays) ON SCHEDULE
2:30 p.m. Herp Aquarium Keeper Talk ON SCHEDULE
2:45 p.m. Polar and Grizzly Bear Training Demonstration ON SCHEDULE
3 p.m. Amur Tiger Keeper Talks
(Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday & Thursdays)
CLOSED
3 p.m. Maned Wolf Keeper Talk ON SCHEDULE
3:15 p.m. Meerkat Enrichment and Keeper Talk ON SCHEDULE
 3:30 p.m. Elephant Keeper Talk ON SCHEDULE
 3:45 p.m. Seal and Sea Lion Training Demonstration ON SCHEDULE
 4 p.m. Islands Mammals Keeper talk ON SCHEDULE

FOOD & BEVERAGE LOCATIONS

Food at Louisville Zoo

African Outpost  Africa Zone OPEN
Kentucky Canteen  Main Plaza OPEN
Wild Burger  Australia Zone CLOSED
Bomassa Soft Serve  Africa Zone CLOSED
Dippin Dots  Main Plaza CLOSED
Dippin Dots  Splash Park CLOSED
Dippin Dots  Camel CLOSED
Kooka Coolers  Australia Zone OPEN
Lakeside Grill  Deck by MetaZoo CLOSED
Ostrich Snack Shack  Africa Zone CLOSED

SHOPPING OPTIONS

Gift Shop at Louisville Zoo

Main Plaza Gift Shop  Main Plaza OPEN
Congo Trading Post  Africa Zone CLOSED
Glacier Run Shop  Glacier Run CLOSED
Splash Park Kiosk  Australia Zone CLOSED