Trunkline Magazine (Louisville Zoo) December 2018 - Page 3

GREETINGS HELLO! I’m John Walczak, Director of your Louisville Zoo. Temperatures are down but we’re warming up for a fun-filled winter season at your Zoo. I’ll be your guide through this issue of Trunkline magazine, providing behind-the-scenes insights, fun facts about your Zoo and information about our critical conservation efforts. Look for the “Did you know?” boxes for more great insider information I have to share with you. In this issue, you’ll read about: 4 16 14 Building Homes for Animals: Colobus Crossing Travel to Kenya and the world of colobus and Schmidt's red-tailed monkeys as we explore the new Colobus Crossing exhibit. Learn about these fascinating species. Zoo Address 1100 Trevilian Way Louisville, KY 40213 Telephone Administrative Offices: (502) 459-2181 FAX: (502) 459-2196 Education: (502) 238-5358 Membership Office: (502) 459-2287 Share the Season Pinnipeds Aplenty It's time to share, care and connect. Give a unique gift while helping to support wildlife and wild spaces. See all of our special gift offerings. Glacier Run is bustling with activity. Meet the three harbor seals that just arrived in Louisville as well as our other pinnipeds — a total of 11 seals and sea lions. Zoo Hours — Open Daily Admission Sept. 24, 2018 to March 15, 2019 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (stay until 5 p.m.) Visit the website for seasonal pricing. Children 2 and under receive free regular admission. March 16 to Sept. 22, 2019 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (stay until 6 p.m.) Groups (15 or more) purchase online at LouisvilleZoo.org/buyonline. Check website for hours, early closings & special notices. Visit Us Online LouisvilleZoo.org Follow us on social media Printed by Editorial: Heather Dishon, Maureen Horrigan, Robert Kemnitz Designer: Robert Kemnitz Photographers: Kara Bussabarger, Heather Dishon, Weasie Gaines Photography, Fred Hougland, Robert Kemnitz, Kyle Shepherd, Jerryenne Watson    Contributing Writers: Heather Dishon, Kelly Grether, Maureen Horrigan, Fred Hougland, Matt Lahm, Terri Lenahan-Downs, Karen Maynard, Adam Shaft , Diane Taylor Trunkline is published four times a year by the Louisville Zoological Garden, John T. Walczak, Director. The Louisville Zoo, a nonprofit organization and the state zoo of Kentucky, is dedicated to bettering the bond between people and our planet by providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for visitors and leadership in scientific research and conservation education. The Zoo, an agency of Louisville Metro Government, is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Louisville Zoo Trunkline • Winter 2018 • 3