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Audubon Press Releases

July
09,
2021
| 12:18 PM America/Chicago
Audubon Zoo is happy to announce that its three-year-old Baird’s tapir Ixchel has given birth to her first offspring, the result of successful breeding with Tybalt, the Zoo’s four-year-old male Baird’s tapir. Ixchel’s male calf was born on July 2,
June
23,
2021
| 10:22 AM America/Chicago
Shark Discovery, the new 13,000-gallon shark and ray touchpool, opens at Audubon Aquarium Friday, July 2, 2021. The new pool measures approximately 60-feet-long by 16-feet at its widest point--six times the size of the previous stingray touchpool at
June
10,
2021
| 10:30 AM America/Chicago
Tickets are now on sale for Cool Zoo and the Gator Run lazy river, Audubon Zoo's popular water attractions. They open for the 2021 season on Wednesday, June 16.  Regular admission to Cool Zoo, which includes Gator Run, is $8 for Audubon Nature
June
07,
2021
| 13:09 PM America/Chicago
Audubon Nature Institute is hosting a hiring fair for all its attractions in the Jerome S. Glazer Audubon Tea Room on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Audubon is seeking candidates for full-time and part-time positions.  Join Audubon
June
04,
2021
| 11:01 AM America/Chicago
The votes are in and Audubon Zoo and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas are winners of the USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Award contest. The Zoo ranked 7th and the Aquarium ranked 6th. The 20 nominees were hand-picked by a panel of travel

Endangered tapir born at zoo in New Orleans

19
Jul
2021
www.usatoday.com

Rare whooping cranes raised for wild as COVID rules relax

14
Jul
2021
apnews.com
What’s it like to touch a shark? Find out at Audubon Aquarium’s newest exhibitopens in new window
The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is inviting guests to get up close and personal with sharks and stingrays in a new exhibit opening at the beginning of July.
23
Jun
2021
www.nola.com
Mini parade of rescued young sea turtles released into Gulfopens in new window
A small parade of rescued young sea turtles has headed into the Gulf of Mexico from Louisiana — a bright note in a tough season for sea turtles.
17
Mar
2021
apnews.com
After almost dying, long rehab in New Orleans, rare sea turtles are released on Grand Isleopens in new window
Susan Blackwell hesitated before setting a little sea turtle she called Proteus in the rolling waves along Grand Isle. “There was emotion involved because we've been with them so long," the Audubon Nature Institute volunteer said. “But it felt good because this is where they belong.”
16
Mar
2021
www.nola.com