Trunkline Magazine (Louisville Zoo) March 2019 - Page 3

GREETINGS HELLO! I’m John Walczak, Director of your Louisville Zoo. Happy 2019! This year we celebrate your Zoo's 50th Anniversary! We’ve got an incredibly exciting year ahead — so much is happening that this issue of Trunkline magazine can hardly contain it all. I’ll be your guide through this issue, providing insights on what’s happening at your Zoo, sharing fun facts about our animals, conservation and even some Zoo history. Just look for the “Inside your Zoo” boxes to see the great information I have to share with you. In this issue, you’ll read about: 4 14. 10. Looking Back & Celebrating new exhibits And New Friends Join us this year as we celebrate 50 amazing years. Discover how you can participate. In this issue, learn about the legacies of two longtime Zookeepers. This spring brings the opening of our new Colobus Crossing and Snow Leopard Pass exhibits! Learn a little about the exhibits before you visit — and meet the animals that will be living there! 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 Designer: Robert Kemnitz Earth Month is almost here! Read about the exciting things we have in store for Earth Month at the Zoo and learn what you can do to live in better balance with our planet. Zoo Hours — Open Daily Admission Sept. 24, 2018 to March 15, 2019 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (stay until 5 p.m.) Visit our 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 Party for the planet Powered by LG&E & KU foundation Photographers: Jill Katka, Robert Kemnitz, Kyle Shepherd, Heather Dishon and the Los Angeles Zoo    Contributors: Stephanie Bromback, Heather Dishon, Kelly Grether, Lori Hagest, Maureen Horrigan, Kathleen Johnson, Matt Lahm, Terri Lenahan-Downs, Katherine Morrison, Adam Shaft, Kyle Shepherd, 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 • Spring 2019 • 3