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December
27,
2022
| 15:14 PM America/Chicago
Audubon Nature Institute has a new year filled with changes, additions and updates to engage visitors at all of its facilities. The newly transformed Audubon Aquarium and Audubon Insectarium will reopen in summer 2023 following temporary closure for
December
24,
2022
| 12:04 PM America/Chicago
First birthday celebrations are underway for one adorable youngster at Audubon Zoo this Christmas Eve. Roux, a critically endangered Sumatran Orangutan is celebrating his first birthday at the Zoo with toys and activities for his entire extended
December
01,
2022
| 13:35 PM America/Chicago
Twinkling holiday lights bring smiles for everyone while they light up the night. But when their twinkle ends, they can also help save animals through a recycling project underway at Audubon Zoo. Audubon’s “Lights for Lions” conservation campaign
November
04,
2022
| 10:19 AM America/Chicago
  Three young bear cubs are exploring their new home at Audubon Zoo starting today! The cubs are from different geographic areas: one is from North Louisiana, and two from much further north – Alaska. All three can be seen in the Zoo’s Louisiana
October
28,
2022
| 13:24 PM America/Chicago
Since it opened in 1990, Audubon Aquarium has delighted and inspired guests by teaching them about the wonders of marine life and the important connections between humans and the oceans, rivers, and bayous that surround us. The popular riverfront

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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