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April
11,
2018
A veteran Audubon Zoo volunteer suffered an injury Wednesday while assisting an Audubon animal care professional with the feeding of a Louisiana black bear in the Swamp Exhibit. The male volunteer suffered an injury to the tip of his finger as he
April
10,
2018
The final piece in a plan to assemble a new Audubon Zoo gorilla troop is now in place with the arrival of Alafia, a 27-year-old female Western Lowland gorilla. The reformed gorilla group is designed to bolster the population of a critically
April
06,
2018
The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) today announced that Audubon Zoo was granted accreditation by AZA’s independent Accreditation Commission. “AZA accreditation signifies that Audubon Zoo is committed to meeting the very
April
03,
2018
Audubon Nature Institute has been nominated in USA Today's latest 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest! Their expert panel selected Audubon Nature Institute as a contender for Best Zoo and Best Aquarium in the competition which
April
03,
2018
Cool Zoo and the Gator Run lazy river, Audubon Zoo's popular water attractions, will open for the 2018 season on a weekends-only schedule beginning Saturday, April 7 through Sunday, May 20. The water park will open daily for the

See the Creatures of the Night at the Audubon Zoo

11
Apr
2018
www.nola.com

AZA Grants Continued Accreditation to Audubon Zoo

11
Apr
2018
www.inparkmagazine.com
New female gorilla with 'quirky spirit' settles into Audubon Zooopens in new window
Alafia, the Audubon Zoo's new female Western lowland gorilla, is expected to round out the zoo's gorilla troop with her well-honed maternal skills and "quirky spirit," according to a news release from the Audubon Nature Institute.
10
Apr
2018
www.nola.com
Asian Heritage Festival at Audubon Zooopens in new window
2018 Asian Heritage Festival will take place at the Audubon Zoo Saturday April 7th. There will be cultural dances, a martial arts demonstration, a dragon dance, food, music and crafts. Performers and dancers come from several other states to participate in the the annual festival, which is the signature event of the Asian Pacific American Society of New Orleans.
06
Apr
2018
www.wdsu.com
Vote now to help Audubon Zoo, Aquarium make USA Today’s 10Best listopens in new window
Audubon Nature Institute has been nominated in USA Today’s latest 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest.
03
Apr
2018
wgno.com