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November
17,
2021
| 09:07 AM America/Chicago
Purchasing a gift from Audubon Nature Institute’s Holiday Gift Guide helps Audubon care for more than 15,000 animals.  Check out some of the wild gift ideas Audubon has curated for you this holiday season.  Gift Membership - Give a full year of fun,
November
15,
2021
| 07:44 AM America/Chicago
On November 10, 2021, four juvenile whooping cranes were released into White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area as part of an ongoing effort to protect this endangered species from extinction. After spending a few weeks getting used to their new
October
25,
2021
| 11:52 AM America/Chicago
Join Audubon Nature Institute in giving thanks to the community this November and December. November will be Military Appreciation Month and December will be Frontline Heroes Appreciation Month. Jefferson Parish Appreciation Day will also take
October
21,
2021
| 09:52 AM America/Chicago
Audubon Zoo is happy to announce that its Sumatran orangutan Menari is expecting twins, the result of successful breeding with Jambi, the Zoo’s male orangutan. These will be Menari’s first offspring, and they are expected to
October
18,
2021
| 09:52 AM America/Chicago
Audubon Nature Institute is pleased to announce the reopening of Audubon Clubhouse on October 27, 2021. The Clubhouse has been closed since March 21, 2020, due to the pandemic.  Overlooking the lovely greens of the Golf Club at Audubon Park, this

New Orleans Audubon Zoo welcomes rescued young jaguar

18
Nov
2021
apnews.com

Endangered orangutan in New Orleans expecting twins

21
Oct
2021
apnews.com
Zoo and aquarium weather the storm safely and even welcome a newborn animal during Idaopens in new window
Bob Lessnau, the Audubon Zoo’s curator of animals, rode out Hurricane Ida with 35 staff members at the Uptown New Orleans institution. When the power went out, generators provided emergency electricity. It was a tense few hours, as the wind and rain roared past.
09
Sep
2021
www.nola.com
Endangered tapir born at zoo in New Orleansopens in new window
Audubon Zoo's three-year-old Baird's tapir, Ixchel, has given birth to her first offspring. lxchel's male calf was born on July 2 and is thriving.
19
Jul
2021
www.usatoday.com
Rare whooping cranes raised for wild as COVID rules relaxopens in new window
A year after pandemic precautions all but halted work to raise the world’s most endangered cranes for release into the wild, the efforts are back in gear.
14
Jul
2021
apnews.com