The Louisville Zoo is getting another polar bear cub for its Glacier Run exhibit. Zoo director John Walczak says Siku, a 22 month old male cub, will arrive in Louisville early this fall from the Toledo, Ohio Zoo. “Our hope is that in the not too distant future that Siku will become best friends with […]
The Louisville Zoo’s fundraising campaign for the Glacier Run exhibit is over, thanks to last-minute donations that helped secure a matching grant.
In the fall of 2008, the Kresge Foundation promised to donate $900 thousand if the zoo could raise about $8 million by the end of this year.
The Louisville Zoo continues work on the next phase of Glacier Run, the Arctic themed exhibit that will feature polar bears, sea lions, and Amur Tigers.
It seems like there is always something happening at the Louisville Zoo; fun, new exhibits, birthday parties for animals, various contests, interactive 4-D films. But this past year has seen some difficult times as well, with the report on the train wreck released, the maiming of a baby gorilla and the death of Scotty the elephant. It’s time to catch up with them and see what else they’ve been up to. Join our conversation with Louisville Zoo director John Walczak on Monday, when we will also talk about the newest additions to the zoo and remember the ones who have left us. Listen to the Show
By Rick Howlett The Louisville Zoo’s newest exhibit is now open to the public. Officials held a dedication ceremony Wednesday for the Seal and Sea Lion Habitat. Zoo Director John Walczak says the habitat is currently home to one seal and four sea lions but will be able to accomodate 14 of the animals. “(It […]
The Louisville Zoo continues work on its Glacier Run project. Zoo Director John Walczak says the opening for its seals and sea lions exhibit has been moved up to next spring. “Utilities are all in place and the project’s been vertical now for probably about four months. The holding building, the seal and sea lion […]