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October
10,
2017
Audubon Zoo welcomes the arrival of a female Western lowland gorilla from the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo – the first step in an ongoing effort to establish a new gorilla troop that animal care professionals hope will bolster the sustainability of
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October
09,
2017
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is throwing a party to thank thousands of its closest friends – members! Audubon Nature Institute members are invited to SEAlebration, a free party where they will get a peek behind the scenes of their
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October
09,
2017
The spotlight will be on Latin-American culture as Celebracion Latina returns to Audubon Zoo on Sunday, October 15. The family-friendly festival presented by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University has
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October
06,
2017
Visitors to Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium will enjoy sugary surprises created by executive bug chefs to celebrate Chocolate Covered Insect Day, Saturday, October 14. Guests will be able to dip edible critters in a fountain
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October
06,
2017
Everything old is truly new again at Audubon Louisiana Nature Center, the urban oasis for family recreation and environmental education for generations, that reopens in eastern New Orleans on Friday, October 6. The sprawling, 86-acre site has
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Oceans of fun at Scales and Ales

09
Oct
2017
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Nature center, shuttered since Katrina, reopens in New Orleans East

06
Oct
2017
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Okapis, bongos, and giraffes find new home and space to roam in New Orleans
The eastern bongo -- an elegant antelope with long, curving horns and thin white stripes down its sides -- comes from wet, forested areas in Africa. Which means that South Louisiana, even though it's thousands of miles away, is a pretty great habitat for it. That's a good thing, because New Orleans' Audubon Nature Institute is now at the forefront of the fight to save the species. Fewer than 50 eastern bongos are believed to still exist in the wild.
29
Sep
2017
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New Orleans Turns 300
Chase is passionate about making sure young people experience the city’s cultural attractions. She recently showed up at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium to cook mealworms for an audience of shrieking children, and she loves taking her twenty-seven great-grandchildren to the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas (though not all at once). “We have so many things for kids now,” she says. “There used to be a time when people thought they couldn’t bring their children here because it was all adult entertainment. But it’s not.”
25
Sep
2017
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Scales & Ales: Audubon Aquarium’s Premier Party After Dark
Scales and Ales will transform the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas into the popular adults-only party on Friday, Sept. 29. Organizers for the premier fundraising party dive into what party-goers can expect at the this year’s event.
13
Sep
2017
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