The Louisville Zoo is celebrating new residents. The little penguin species are part of the new Penguin Cove exhibit.

The Louisville Zoo is celebrating new residents. The little penguin species are part of the new Penguin Cove exhibit.

Qannik, a young Polar Bear, at the Louisville Zoo. Photo by Christopher Drake, C.S. Drake on Flickr.

Qannik, a young Polar Bear, at the Louisville Zoo. Photo by Christopher Drake, C.S. Drake on Flickr.

The Louisville Zoo 1100 Trevilian Way Louisville, KY 40213

The Louisville Zoo 1100 Trevilian Way Louisville, KY 40213

Louisville, KY - Opened in 1969, the Louisville Zoo currently exhibits more than 1,700 animals on 134 acres of natural settings representing geographical areas, specific habitat types or special education areas including: Glacier Run, Africa, Islands, New World Exhibits (North, Central and South America), Australian Outback, the HerpAquarium and the Metazoo Education Center.

Louisville, KY - Opened in 1969, the Louisville Zoo currently exhibits more than 1,700 animals on 134 acres of natural settings representing geographical areas, specific habitat types or special education areas including: Glacier Run, Africa, Islands, New World Exhibits (North, Central and South America), Australian Outback, the HerpAquarium and the Metazoo Education Center.

lion at the Louisville Zoo, I am pretty sure this is the same Lion in the background of a picture of me when I am about 3.

lion at the Louisville Zoo, I am pretty sure this is the same Lion in the background of a picture of me when I am about 3.

Kentucky - Louisville Zoo...I enjoyed my Practicum here creating interpretives and helping with exhibit design.

Kentucky - Louisville Zoo...I enjoyed my Practicum here creating interpretives and helping with exhibit design.

-Louisville Zoo, wild animals do NOT belong in Zoo's.  If things keep getting worse it might be the only place they can survive?  Sooo sad!!

-Louisville Zoo, wild animals do NOT belong in Zoo's. If things keep getting worse it might be the only place they can survive? Sooo sad!!

Qannik's 5th Birthday Party! - Louisville Zoo.  Visit the Louisville Zoo as we gather round to celebrate polar bear Qannik’s 5th birthday! The party will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016 with a cake just for Qannik and special birthday enrichment toys. Families will get to sign Qannik’s bear-sized birthday card and sing Happy Birthday. Qannik was rescued from the wild and is a great ambassador for her species and arctic conservation. Her exact birthdate is unknown but…

Qannik's 5th Birthday Party! - Louisville Zoo. Visit the Louisville Zoo as we gather round to celebrate polar bear Qannik’s 5th birthday! The party will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016 with a cake just for Qannik and special birthday enrichment toys. Families will get to sign Qannik’s bear-sized birthday card and sing Happy Birthday. Qannik was rescued from the wild and is a great ambassador for her species and arctic conservation. Her exact birthdate is unknown but…

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