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Audubon Press Releases

July
13,
2020
| 10:44 AM America/Chicago
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will reopen to the public on Thursday, July 16, 2020 after a four-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During the closure, Audubon Nature Institute staff continued to care for its more than 15,000
July
06,
2020
| 10:25 AM America/Chicago
One of Audubon Zoo’s critically endangered western lowland gorillas is expecting. This will be the first gorilla birth at Audubon Zoo in 24 years and the first offspring for 13-year-old Tumani, who came to Audubon from Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in
June
25,
2020
| 14:26 PM America/Chicago
Audubon Nature Institute and Hancock Whitney announced today that Hancock Whitney Zoo-To-Do, originally scheduled for September 11, 2020, will not take place because of uncertainties related to COVID-19 circumstances in the foreseeable future. This
June
23,
2020
| 09:58 AM America/Chicago
On June 4, 2020, 41 Louisiana pine snakes were released into the wild, marking the largest release to date of the United States’ rarest snake species, thanks to conservation partners from around the country. Representatives from Audubon Zoo, Memphis
June
16,
2020
| 12:29 PM America/Chicago
Audubon Zoo welcomed a precious new addition to its mandrill family on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. This is the second offspring for mother, Jinx, and father, Mapema. Their first offspring, Kofola, was born on July 10, 2018. “Jinx is taking great

A critically endangered gorilla is about to be a mom, and she's using a doll for practice

11
Jul
2020
www.cnn.com

Endangered Gorilla in New Orleans Expecting 1st Baby

06
Jul
2020
www.nytimes.com
Audubon Zoo partners in largest release of Louisiana pine snakes, rarest in the U.S.opens in new window
Forty-one Louisiana pine snakes have been released into the wild, marking the largest release to date of the United States’ rarest snake species.
01
Jul
2020
www.nola.com
Louisiana's Audubon Zoo Welcomes Adorable Baby Mandrill Monkeyopens in new window
The new addition to zoo’s mandrill family was born on June 3, the same day the Audubon Zoo reopened
17
Jun
2020
people.com
Rare Ocelot Kitten Born at Audubon Zoo in Louisiana: 'Mother and Kitten Are Doing Great'opens in new window
The zoo's veterinarian team expects the newborn ocelot to be ready for his public debut in about 8 weeks
10
Jun
2020
people.com