Louisville Zoo renames Papa John's Splash Park

Louisville Zoo renames Papa John's Splash Park

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Louisville Zoo has announced it will rename its splash park following the fallout surrounding Papa John's founder John Schnatter.

The Zoo is home to the "Papa John's Splash Park."

Last year, the Schnatter family donated one-million-dollars to help finish the Zoo's snow leopard exhibit.

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The Zoo released a statement on Thursday stating they were renaming the splash park to honor Annette Schnatter, the Papa John's founder's wife, for her "unflagging personal commitment to the Zoo over nearly twenty years."

The entire statement issued by the Louisville Zoo is below:

"Papa John's, Inc., the Schnatter Family Foundation and the Schnatter family have been longtime supporters of the Louisville Zoo, and we recognize their contribution to helping us better the relationship between people and our planet.

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