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Audubon Press Releases

October
28,
2022
| 13:24 PM America/Chicago
Since it opened in 1990, Audubon Aquarium has delighted and inspired guests by teaching them about the wonders of marine life and the important connections between humans and the oceans, rivers, and bayous that surround us. The popular riverfront
October
27,
2022
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
Audubon Aquarium welcomes Wands & Wishes Mermaids as they splash into the downtown attraction for three weeks of appearances in November.These mermaids will dive beneath the waters of the Great Maya Reef Audubon Aquarium of the Americas next month
October
18,
2022
| 11:48 AM America/Chicago
(New Orleans) Audubon Nature Institute officials announce the birth of the first okapi calf born at the Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center. Okapi are listed as Endangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red
October
13,
2022
| 16:38 PM America/Chicago
Two young black bear cubs will soon be the newest residents at Audubon Zoo. The two cubs are starting their long trek to New Orleans and will arrive late Thursday night from their temporary home at Alaska Zoo in Anchorage Alaska.   The two sisters
September
19,
2022
| 15:06 PM America/Chicago
 Little ghouls and goblins can celebrate Halloween at Boo at the Zoo benefitting Audubon Zoo and Children’s Hospital New Orleans! This family-favorite Halloween tradition is a daytime celebration providing families with spooktacular fun at the

New Orleans zoo’s near-threatened maned wolves have 4 pups

03
Mar
2022
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‘Baby boot camp’ exercises critically endangered orangutan

24
Feb
2022
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Best name for cute baby orangutan: Rudy, Roux or Maymuun?opens in new window
The zoo in New Orleans is asking fans of endangered orangutans to help name the baby Sumatran orangutan born on Christmas Eve 2021.
09
Feb
2022
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Baby orangutan being bottle-fed, which intrigues othersopens in new window
The endangered Sumatran orangutan infant at New Orleans’ zoo is being bottle-fed because his mother wasn’t producing enough milk. The still unnamed baby was being tube-fed as well, but the tube was removed Jan. 13, Audubon Zoo spokeswoman Annie Kinler Matherne said Wednesday.
19
Jan
2022
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Endangered orangutan in New Orleans has 1 healthy babyopens in new window
A critically endangered Sumatran orangutan in New Orleans has given birth to a healthy male baby, but his twin brother died in the womb, officials at the Audubon Zoo said Monday.
27
Dec
2021
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