Yes, it's cold outside. But with sunny skies predicted this weekend, and highs in the upper 30s and lower 40s, a trip to the Louisville Zoo might be just what you and the kids need to start off 2013 with a jolt of energy. At least the animals I saw today thought so.
This past year, my son and I treated ourselves to a family membership to the Louisville Zoo and let me say, we were not disappointed. Being able to visit the zoo a couple of times a week, the extended summer hours, the water play area, the animatronic dinosaurs they had there this past summer…well...
This is just another adventure around Louisville for louisville.com. See all the animals and fun that the Louisville Zoo has to offer.Photo: Courtesy of Louisville Zoo
The on-set of Derby season is in full-gear, but if you are not into the ponies and bourbon, never fear--there are actually a few things for families happening this week. Hopefully the rain will subside and families can once again celebrate spring with a few of the activities below.
Anyone who has seen the 2006 Oscar-winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth can recall the image of polar bears’ ice floes melting beneath their feet. How has the polar bear population fared since?
Opening just last month, the new Glacier Run at the Louisville Zoo is now ready for visitors! The exhibit experience features Seal and Sea Lion Habitats as well as future entrants, polar bears in the spring of 2011 and eventually sea eagles and sea otters and an animal sanctuary.