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.
On July 1st, adult admission will go up by one dollar. Child and senior admission will increase by 55 cents.
The Louisville Zoo has been around a long time. As a matter of fact, the zoo is celebrating its 40th birthday this year. From Lions and Lorikeets, to Giraffes and Gorillas, we’ve seen these animals and more over the years. But today’s zoos aren’t just about exhibiting animals. Listen to the Show
For the second time this week, zookeepers at the Louisville Zoo have euthanized an animal. This time it’s Frank, a 44-year-old silverback gorilla, who had suffered from heart disease, high blood pressure and chronic arthritis. Frank was found unable move Thursday and was later euthanized. Zoo Curator Steve Wing says Frank came to Louisville from… Continue reading 44-Year-Old Gorilla Dies at Louisville Zoo