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February
05,
2024
| 14:00 PM America/Chicago
(New Orleans) – For the eighth year in a row, Audubon Zoo has been nominated in USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Award contest. An expert panel of travel professionals made the selections for contenders in this contest. Last year, Audubon Zoo
February
02,
2024
| 06:30 AM America/Chicago
Forecasting the weather is not an easy job, yet one resident of Audubon Zoo sure makes it look easy – and fun!Sassafras is a young Louisiana black bear who lives at the Louisiana Swamp exhibit at the Zoo. Today, she tried her hand at forecasting the
January
15,
2024
| 16:31 PM America/Chicago
Due to extreme weather conditions, Audubon Zoo will open at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 16, 2024 to allow for warmer temperatures for both the animals in our care and guests. The Golf Club at Audubon Park and Audubon Park Tennis facility will
December
20,
2023
| 16:10 PM America/Chicago
The jolly old elf himself is bringing holiday cheer to Audubon Aquarium this season and is doing it from inside one of the Aquarium’s most popular exhibits. Scuba Claus - as he’s affectionately known at the Aquarium - will don his special scuba
December
08,
2023
| 15:55 PM America/Chicago
Want to put a penguin in their stocking? Or an alpaca by the tree? For the first time, you can do just that by adding an Audubon Wild Encounter to your holiday shopping list.Audubon Nature Institute is offering special Wild Encounters with animals

New Orleans zoo’s near-threatened maned wolves have 4 pups

03
Mar
2022
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‘Baby boot camp’ exercises critically endangered orangutan

24
Feb
2022
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Best name for cute baby orangutan: Rudy, Roux or Maymuun?opens in new window
The zoo in New Orleans is asking fans of endangered orangutans to help name the baby Sumatran orangutan born on Christmas Eve 2021.
09
Feb
2022
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Baby orangutan being bottle-fed, which intrigues othersopens in new window
The endangered Sumatran orangutan infant at New Orleans’ zoo is being bottle-fed because his mother wasn’t producing enough milk. The still unnamed baby was being tube-fed as well, but the tube was removed Jan. 13, Audubon Zoo spokeswoman Annie Kinler Matherne said Wednesday.
19
Jan
2022
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Endangered orangutan in New Orleans has 1 healthy babyopens in new window
A critically endangered Sumatran orangutan in New Orleans has given birth to a healthy male baby, but his twin brother died in the womb, officials at the Audubon Zoo said Monday.
27
Dec
2021
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