Trunkline Magazine (Louisville Zoo) June 2018 | Page 3

GREETINGS HELLO! I’m John Walczak, Director of your Louisville Zoo. Summer fun is taking flight at the Louisville Zoo. 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 14 7 Who’s New at the Zoo? A lion, rhino, giraffe and Komodo dragon — what do all these animals have in common? They’re new at the Zoo! Catch a glimpse of our awesome new animal ambassadors that you can meet this summer at the Zoo. 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 Have you "herd" about our goat? Butterflies Return Meet Titan the goat. This adorable animal ambassador delights guests of all ages — but he’s also helping them to learn about the very special care our Zoo staff provides for all creatures large and small. We’re all aflutter for the return of our Butterflies n’ Blooms experience. Live your summer in full color — it’s time to get your cameras ready again for some amazing photos. 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 Printed by Publishers Printing Company, Shepherdsville, KY. Editorial: Heather Dishon, Maureen Horrigan, Robert Kemnitz Designer: Robert Kemnitz Photographers: Kara Bassabarger, Heather Dishon, Robert Kemnitz, Kyle Shepherd, Miller Park Zoo, PriceWeber, Shaun Ring Photography Follow us on social media    Contributing Writers: Heather Dishon, Kelly Grether, Maureen Horrigan, Fred Hougland, Robert Kemnitz, Matt Lahm, Dawn Nelms, 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 • Summer 2018 • 3