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.
Thelma the snake confused then astounded her keepers. This 6m long python had spent four years alone in Louisville zoo in the US, without ever having met a male of her species. But, somehow, she laid over 61 eggs, producing six healthy babies. Photo Credit ~ Kyle Shepherd.