Audubon Press Releases

March
28,
2019
Audubon Nature Institute has been nominated in USA Today's latest 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest! Their expert panel selected Audubon Zoo as a contender for Best Zoo and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas for Best Aquarium in the
March
25,
2019
Audubon Nature Institute’s youth volunteers have been named the Youth Conservationists of the Year for 2018 in the Annual Governor’s State Conservation Achievement Recognition Program conducted by the Louisiana Wildlife Federation. Celebrating
March
22,
2019
The lion population in the wild — more than 450,000 in the 1940s — has dwindled to around 20,000 today. Audubon Zoo is taking a step to reverse this decline with the highly-anticipated opening of its new lion habitat, scheduled for Saturday, May
March
07,
2019
It is with great sadness that Audubon Zoo announces the passing of Panya, a beloved 55-year-old female Asian elephant. Audubon veterinary and animal care staff made the difficult decision to humanely euthanize her following a steep decline in her
February
05,
2019
Audubon Zoo's jaguar habitat is reopen following several months of extensive research, manufacturing and repairs. In an abundance of caution, the upgrades exceed the current industry standards outlined by Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Here’s how to get free admission to the Audubon Zoo and aquarium in New Orleans

10
Jan
2019
www.nola.com

'Hoppy Thanksgiving' at the Insectarium!

21
Nov
2018
www.wdsu.com
An exclusive look at the new Audubon Zoo Lightsopens in new window
Audubon Nature Institute, nationally known for creating first-class family attractions, will add another one to its list in November with the premiere of Audubon Zoo Lights, a new holiday offering.
20
Nov
2018
www.wwltv.com
Audubon Zoo gives sneak preview of Zoo Lights holiday displayopens in new window
This weekend at Audubon Zoo, the city's premiere Halloween event for kids, Boo at the Zoo, takes center stage, but the zoo is also thinking ahead to another holiday and in one month will unveil a major new event: Audubon Zoo Lights.
26
Oct
2018
www.wwltv.com
Audubon expands Washed Ashore sculptures at zoo and aquariumopens in new window
“Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea’’ – the popular conservation exhibit now on display at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and Audubon Zoo – is expanding.
17
Oct
2018
www.inparkmagazine.com