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Busy Month at LouisvilleKy’s zoo

LouisvilleKY., – September is a busy month at The Louisville Zoo. Here’s what’s going on:   Sept. 9 7th Annual WAKY Rock N’ Roll Reunion Concert 1 p.m. in the Oasis Field Take a trip back in time with the best of 60s and 70s local bands when they get together for one huge concert. FREE with Zoo admission or Louisville Zoo membership. Bring a chair or blanket. Food, beer and wine will be available for purchase. 12:55 p.m.         National Anthem by The Doo Wop All Stars 1 p.m.                 The Epics 2 p.m.                 Wulfe Bros. with Sherry Edwards 4 p.m.                 Doo Wop All Stars…


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Poplar LouisvilleKY zoo python passes away

Louisville Zoo Says Goodbye to Popular Burmese Python Monty Louisville, KY., – With great sadness, The Louisville Zoo had to say goodbye to one of its popular residents today — Monty, a 38-year-old male Burmese python that arrived at the Zoo in 1981. The giant snake had been not eating well, was losing weight and was diagnosed with lymphoma, an immune system cancer.  A quality of life watch was initiated and the Zoo’s veterinary and HerpAquarium teams decided that the most humane course of action was to euthanize the python. “These decisions are never made lightly,” said Zoo Veterinarian Dr. Zoli…


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Louisville Zoo sets plans for upcoming Earth Day

Louisville Zoo Celebrates Earth Day Saturday, April 16 with $8.25 admission powered by LG&E and KU The Louisville Zoo will celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 16 with a news conference announcing winners of the 4th annual Trashformation art contest. The day will also feature $8.25 general admission and activities to celebrate sustainability. Patrons can learn more about the Zoo’s conservation efforts and visit dozens of “eco-themed” exhibitors. Sponsored by Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company, the Earth Day Festival is the highlight of the Zoo’s “Party for the Planet: A Month-Long Celebration of the Earth,” in…