Trunkline Magazine (Louisville Zoo) Trunkline Magazine: September 2017 | Page 3

GREETINGS HELLO! I’m John Walczak, Director of your Louisville Zoo. Here at the Zoo, we enjoyed a wonderful summer and are gearing up for a fantastic fall. I’ll be your guide through this issue of Trunkline maga- zine, providing behind-the-scenes insights, fun facts about your Zoo, and information about our critical conservation 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: 13 4 Saving Species and Building Families Animals may move to and from the Zoo but it’s not as simple as it sounds! Learn about the ins and outs of Species Survival Plans and why animals may get moved. 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 9 Looking forward to Halloween? Read about all the fun experiences we have in store for you and start making your plans to attend this kooky, not spooky event. Designer: Robert Kemnitz, Heather Dishon Meet the new animal ambassadors at the Zoo — including some dexterous, industrious new insect friends who will be taking over our Butterflies n’ Blooms exhibit. Zoo Hours — Open Daily Admission Now through 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.) Visit the website for seasonal pricing and ticket packages. Children under 3 receive free regular admission. Early close on Halloween Party nights. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Stay until 4 p.m.) Check website for early closings & special notices. Groups (15 or more), please call (502) 238-5348 at least 72 hours in advance or purchase online at Visit Us Online Printed by Publishers Printing Company, Shepherdsville, KY. Editorial: Heather Dishon, Maureen Horrigan and Robert Kemnitz From Wings to Webs Follow us on social media Photographers: Kara Bussabarger, Heather Dishon, Robert Kemnitz, Kyle Shepherd, Weasie Gaines Photography, Jill Katka    Contributing Writers: Kim Allgeier, Heather Dishon, Kelly Grether, Kathleen Johnson, Matt Lahm, Dawn Nelms, Amy Seadler, 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 is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Louisville Zoo Trunkline • Fall 2017 • 3