Trunkline Magazine (Louisville Zoo) Trunkline Magazine: June 2017 - Page 11

Whirlwind Update for Antique Carousel The Zoo’s antique carousel was recently renovated. The Louisville Zoo Maintenance staff repainted the outside columns, replaced all of the bulbs with energy effi cient LED bulbs and had the inside art cleaned. There are now 17 new and several refi nished animals on the carousel that were painted and repaired by Brian Stear, Zoo Maintenance Mechanic. Some of the new animals include a fl amingo, Canada lynx, zebra, pygmy hippo and penguin. A Big Step for Little Penguin Conservation Center The Zoo’s fi rst successful hatching of a little penguin occurred earlier this year. The chick, cross-fostered and assisted by Bird Department staff, has fl edged the nest box and is in the process of integrating into the fl ock. trashformation m a t i o n A Trash-to-Treasure re Art Contest 2017 WINNERS Kayla Klaus, Spencer County Elementary Anna Smith, St. Francis Izzy Grass, St. Francis Powered by Alivia Sinnot, Ballard High School Ms. Hutchins’ Kindergarten class, Spencer County Elementary As always, we were astounded by the creativity of our area students in our fi fth annual Trash- formation: A trash-to-treasure recycled art contest. This year’s contest included the new addition of a musical instru- ment category. Louisville Orchestra’s music director Teddy Abrams led students and the audience in a jam session with all the amazing instruments created from recycled materials. See the winner's creations and get inspired for next year at LouisvilleZoo.org/Trashformation. Ms. Thomas 3rd grade class, Spencer County Elementary St. Leonard students, Alaina Leber, Nia Gandolfo and Avery Morgan Elise Mumphrey, St. Leonard Jaylie Howard, Hartstern Elementary Sean Puccetti, Brown School St. Leonard 2nd grade students Aiden Wedding and Caiden Silver St. Edward 5th grade students Nick Young and Henry Biller St.Leonard 7th grade students Nathan Ising and Reece Cadima Louisville Zoo Trunkline • Summer 2017 • 11