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Audubon Press Releases

December
29,
2021
| 12:23 PM America/Chicago
January 7, 2022 update: Tests results came back that adult female lions Nia and Zuri tested positive for SARS-CoV-2. All six lions continue to have a normal appetite and their symptoms appear to be improving. They are showing few symptoms other than
December
28,
2021
| 13:55 PM America/Chicago
The new year is almost here, and with it comes a new operating schedule for Audubon Zoo and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas along with the return of Audubon's popular Community Connect Program. Beginning in 2022, both the Zoo and Aquarium will
December
27,
2021
| 09:33 AM America/Chicago
Orangutan Infant Updates
November
22,
2021
| 10:52 AM America/Chicago
Take action with Audubon Zoo this holiday season and make a positive impact on the natural world. The Zoo is collecting string lights for recycling now through January 13 as part of Audubon’s “Lights for Lions” conservation campaign to save lions in

Baby orangutan being bottle-fed, which intrigues others

19
Jan
2022
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Endangered orangutan in New Orleans has 1 healthy baby

27
Dec
2021
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New Orleans Audubon Zoo welcomes rescued young jaguaropens in new window
The New Orleans Audubon Zoo has taken in a 7-month-old female jaguar that was rescued from wildlife trafficking, zoo officials announced.
18
Nov
2021
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Endangered orangutan in New Orleans expecting twinsopens in new window
A critically endangered Sumatran orangutan in New Orleans is pregnant with twins, the zoo in New Orleans announced Thursday.
21
Oct
2021
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Zoo and aquarium weather the storm safely and even welcome a newborn animal during Idaopens in new window
Bob Lessnau, the Audubon Zoo’s curator of animals, rode out Hurricane Ida with 35 staff members at the Uptown New Orleans institution. When the power went out, generators provided emergency electricity. It was a tense few hours, as the wind and rain roared past.
09
Sep
2021
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