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March
26,
2021
| 16:00 PM America/Chicago
Planning is underway for a significant renovation of Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. Audubon is working closely with CambridgeSeven and Cortina Productions, under the auspices of Eskew Dumez Ripple, to develop an exhibit concept and media program
March
24,
2021
| 09:05 AM America/Chicago
Audubon Nature Institute and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) are excited to announce an interactive virtual music benefit concert – “ALL TOGETHER FOR ANIMALS.” This all-star benefit concert will feature streamed original performances
March
17,
2021
| 07:59 AM America/Chicago
On March 15, 2021, 13 of the 28 cold-stunned Kemp’s ridley sea turtles rehabilitated by Audubon’s Coastal Wildlife Network team were released along the Grand Isle shoreline as the first of the “krewe” to return to the wild.  The endangered turtles
March
09,
2021
| 13:26 PM America/Chicago
On February 12, 2021, an endangered African penguin chick hatched at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. This makes the 56th chick hatched at the Aquarium since 1991.  The chick is the offspring of Hubig (mother) and Ocio (father). Hubig and Ocio are a
February
28,
2021
| 15:31 PM America/Chicago
Early this morning, animal care staff at Audubon Zoo were welcomed by the arrival of a critically endangered Sumatran orangutan infant. Although early signs and physical changes pointed to an anticipated birth window between April and May, those

Mini parade of rescued young sea turtles released into Gulf

17
Mar
2021
apnews.com

After almost dying, long rehab in New Orleans, rare sea turtles are released on Grand Isle

16
Mar
2021
www.nola.com
2nd endangered orangutan baby in 2 years at New Orleans zooopens in new window
It’s cute, cuddled, red-haired, and critically endangered — and the second Sumatran orangutan born in two years at the zoo in New Orleans.
01
Mar
2021
apnews.com
After nearly freezing in New England, 30 endangered sea turtles get critical care in New Orleansopens in new window
Dozens of endangered sea turtles are thawing out and recuperating in New Orleans after the cold of New England nearly killed them.
03
Dec
2020
www.nola.com
Endangered baby gorilla born in New Orleansopens in new window
A baby gorilla was born at the zoo in New Orleans. Audubon Zoo spokeswoman Katie Smith says keepers don’t yet know the sex of the critically endangered western lowland gorilla yet.
08
Sep
2020
www.usatoday.com