The Louisville Zoo

Since it opened in 1969, the Louisville Zoo has dedicated itself to the pursuits of education, conservation, scientific study and recreation. Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) in 1980, the “State Zoo of Kentucky” currently exhibits more than 1,700 animals on 134 acres of natural settings representing both zoogeographical areas and specific habitat types including: Glacier Run, Gorilla Forest, ISLANDS, the African Veldt, Asian Plains, North and South American Panorama, Australian Outback and HerpAquarium.