Audubon Press Releases

January
14,
2020
| 10:09 PM America/Chicago
Audubon Nature Institute is joining with other accredited zoos and aquariums from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums to raise funds for the Bushfire Emergency Wildlife Fund. The fund supports Zoos Victoria’s relief efforts for Australian wildlife
December
18,
2019
| 01:49 PM America/Chicago
Nearly five years ago, Audubon Nature Institute welcomed an audit by the Office of Inspector General on its use of purchasing cards. The review included 90,000 transactions spanning three years. Audubon fully cooperated with all requests for
December
16,
2019
| 11:22 PM America/Chicago
On Tuesday, November 19, honeypot ants made their sweet debut at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. The new colony is now on display in the Main Hall of the Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, across from the popular leafcutter ant
December
12,
2019
| 09:52 PM America/Chicago
Whether a Saints fan, college student, teacher, military, first responder, or ugly sweater enthusiast, Audubon Zoo Lights presented by Children’s Hospital New Orleans has a night for you! Zoo Lights is hosting a multitude of promotional nights
December
05,
2019
| 05:33 PM America/Chicago
Audubon continues its commitment to engaging and educating the community about the wonders of nature by renewing the Audubon Community Connect program in 2020. This ongoing initiative helps to grow accessibility to Audubon Zoo, Aquarium, Butterfly

Take a first look: Lion cubs born at Audubon Zoo less than a year after opening of new lion habitat

21
Jan
2020
www.nola.com

New Orleans zoo celebrates births of 2 lion cubs

21
Jan
2020
apnews.com
Dressed in costumes, biologists release endangered cranes in Louisiana marshopens in new window
Six month old whooping cranes are about to get their first taste of the Louisiana wild. Last week, on the coldest afternoon of the fall, staff members from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and the Audubon Nature Institute released 11 of the endangered cranes into a large holding pen in the White Lake Wetlands Conservation southwest of Lafayette.
19
Nov
2019
www.fox8live.com
11 more endangered whooping cranes in southwest Louisianaopens in new window
Eleven young endangered whooping cranes are in southwest Louisiana, being prepared to join 69 adults in the wild.
14
Nov
2019
apnews.com
Mermaids: Eight-woman troupe splashes down at the Aquarium this weekopens in new window
Graceful, mysterious mermaids have long fascinated people in stories, poems and songs. This week, a troupe of women portraying the legendary sea creatures swims out of the storybooks and into the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, splashing down for special appearances at the Great Maya Reef.
12
Nov
2019
www.nola.com