Community, Zoo Staff Mourn the Loss of Scotty

by Stephanie Crosby Life goes on at the Louisville Zoo, though director John Walczak says the loss of three-year-old elephant Scotty has been hard on employees there. Scotty was euthanized last night after a week-long gastrointestinal illness. Walczak says Scotty was beloved by the community and by his keepers, and his loss has been difficult… Continue reading Community, Zoo Staff Mourn the Loss of Scotty

Scotty The Baby Elephant Dies

By Rick Howlett Louisville Zoo officials say Scotty, the elephant born in captivity three years ago, has died. A press release from the zoo says Scotty was recently diagnosed with colic, and was euthanized last night after his condition deteriorated. Scotty was born March 18, 2007 at the Louisville Zoo, the first elephant born in… Continue reading Scotty The Baby Elephant Dies