Trunkline Magazine (Louisville Zoo) Trunkline Magazine: June 2017 - Page 3

GREETINGS Hi! I’m John Walczak, Director of your Louisville Zoo. Summer is here and we’re in full bloom 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 The "Maned" Attraction! Meet our two maned wolf pups. These incredible animals have an even more incredible story. Read how Zoo partnerships enable creative new health care solutions. 10 14 Bongos, Penguins & Sea-eagles What do all these animals have in common? New births! Catch a glimpse of the cutest new animal ambassadors that just arrived at the Zoo. The Reign of the Monarch has Begun. We’re all afl utter for our new Butterfl ies n’ Blooms exhibit. Let fun take fl ight for you this summer — read all about this colorful new exhibit. Zoo Address Zoo Hours — Open Daily Admission 1100 Trevilian Way Louisville, KY 40213 March 18 to Sept. 24, 2017 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (stay until 6 p.m.) Sept. 25 to March 16, 2018 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (stay until 5 p.m.) Check our website for early closings & special notices. Visit the website for seasonal pricing and ticket packages. Telephone Administrative Offi ces: (502) 459-2181 FAX: (502) 459-2196 Education: (502) 238-5358 Membership Offi ce: (502) 459-2287 Editorial: Heather Dishon, Maureen Horrigan and Robert Kemnitz Designer: Robert Kemnitz, Heather Dishon Printed by Publishers Printing Company, Shepherdsville, KY. 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 Photographers: Kara Bussabarger, Heather Dishon, Robert Kemnitz, Kyle Shepherd, Tuckson Photos, Weasie Gaines Photography Cover: Michael Clevenger, Courier-Journal   Contributing Writers: Kim Allgeier, Kelsey Curry, Heather Dishon, Marcelle Gianelloni, Kelly Grether, Stephanie Gray, Kathleen John- son, Matt Lahm, Amy Seadler, Diane Taylor Trunkline is published four times a year by the Louisville Zoological Garden, John T. Walczak, Director. The Louisville Zoo, a nonprofi t 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 scientifi c research and conservation education. The Zoo is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Louisville Zoo Trunkline • Summer 2017 • 3