Trunkline Magazine (Louisville Zoo) September 2018 - Page 3

GREETINGS HELLO! I’m John Walczak, Director of your Louisville Zoo. Fall is here along with beautiful weather and another "World's Largest Halloween Party!" presented by Meijer. I’ll be your guide through this issue of Trunkline magazine, providing behind-the- scenes insights and fun facts about your Zoo, conservation and our critical efforts. Keep an eye out for the “Inside Your Zoo” and "Did You Know" boxes for lots of great info I have to share with you. In this issue, you’ll read about: 4 New membership level Kooky. Not Spooky! An exciting new offering! Get more animal experiences, bring more guests, meet more Zoo keepers, and learn how you are helping to save wildlife and wild places while still enjoying some of your favorite rides and attractions! Get your costumes ready — that very special time of year is here! Learn about this year's spectacular "World's Largest Halloween Party" presented by Meijer. Building a World for Animals Have you noticed the construction around the Zoo? Learn more about all the pieces and parts it takes to build a new home for Zoo animals! 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 14 12 Zoo Hours — Open Daily Admission March 17 to Sept. 23, 2018 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (stay until 6 p.m.) Visit the website for seasonal pricing. Children 2 and under receive free regular admission. Sept. 24, 2018 to March 15, 2019 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (stay until 5 p.m.) Groups (15 or more) purchase online at Check website for fall hours, early closings & special notices. Visit Us Online Follow us on social media Printed by Editorial: Heather Dishon, Maureen Horrigan, Robert Kemnitz Designer: Robert Kemnitz Photographers: Kara Bussabarger, Heather Dishon, Cindy Froman, Robert Kemnitz, Kyle Shepherd and MetaZoo Educators Cover Photo: John Nation    Contributing Writers: Heather Dishon, McKenzie Gollar, Kelly Grether, Maureen Horrigan, Robert Kemnitz, Matt Lahm, Morgan Rost, Amy Seadler, 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 American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Louisville Zoo Trunkline • Fall 2018 • 3