Trunkline Magazine (Louisville Zoo) Trunkline Magazine: June 2016 | Page 3

GREETINGS Hello! I’m John Walczak, Director of your Louisville Zoo. Great things are always happening at your Zoo. I’ll be your guide through this issue of Trunkline magazine to give you insight on what’s going on at your Zoo, some behind-the-scenes information and fun extra facts about your Louisville Zoo and conservation. Keep an eye out for my box — I have lots to share with you! In this issue, you’ll hear about: 4 KINDI: OUR NEW GORILLA GIRL Meet Kindi, our new infant gorilla and join her on the path to becoming an adult gorilla. 12 Little penguins. Big new world Our little penguins have arrived at Penguin Cove! Learn about our new feathered friends. John Walczak with a baby wallaroo. 16 BIRDMAN TAKES FLIGHT AT THE LOUISVILLE ZOO Get to know Joe Krathwohl, the Birdman® behind our new Wings of the World Bird Show presented by Ford Motor Company. Printed by Publishers Printing Company, Shepherdsville, KY. Cover: Gorilla Keeper Shae Mikel with infant Designer: Robert Kemnitz Photographers: Kyle Shepherd, Robert gorilla Kindi Contributing Writers: Heather Dishon, Editorial: Heather Dishon, Robert Kemnitz Kyle Shepherd, Kelly Grether, Kathleen Johnson, Robert Kemnitz, Matt Lahm and Karen Maynard Kemnitz, Heather Dishon, Will Bird, Natasha Clark Photography, Mackenzie Nelm, Tara Young Photography and Maureen Horrigan 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 is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Zoo Hours Admission 1100 Trevilian Way Louisville, KY 40213 March 12 to Sept. 25, 2016 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (stay until 6 p.m.) Visit the website for seasonal pricing. Telephone Twilight Hours: June & July, 2016 Thursday, Friday & Saturdays* 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. (stay until 8 p.m.) *The Zoo will close at 2 p.m. (stay until 3 p.m.) on Sat., June 4 for annual Zoofari! fundraiser and Sat., August 27 for Brew at the Zoo Sept. 26 to Mid-March, 2017 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (stay until 5 p.m.) Zoo Address Administrative Offices: 502-459-2181 FAX: 502-459-2196 Education: 502-238-5358 Membership Office: 502-459-2287 Children under 3 receive free regular admission. Groups (15 or more), please call 502-238-5348 at least 72 hours in advance or purchase online at Visit Us Online Follow us on social media    Louisville Zoo Trunkline • Summer 2016 • 3