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The Audubon Zoo is a zoo located in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is part of the Audubon Nature Institute which also manages the Aquarium of the Americas. The zoo covers 58 acres (230,000 m²) and is home to 2,000 animals. The zoo is located in a section of Audubon Park in Uptown New Orleans, on the Mississippi River side of Magazine Street. The zoo and park are named in honor of artist and naturalist John James Audubon who lived in New Orleans starting in 1821.

Some of the exhibits at the zoo include gorillas, orangutans, and the Louisiana swamp exhibit. The Audubon Zoo is also home to two rare White tigers and rare white alligators. Both elephants are female, and will flirt with you if you smell like peanuts. The zoo train makes your visit a breeze if you have small children. The Audubon Zoo also offers childrens zoo camp for the summer.

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog The Louisiana Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Rescue Program

Experts anticipate that the greatest number of animals affected will be sea turtles. Hundreds of sea turtles are expected to be stranded along Louisiana’s beaches in the upcoming days. Audubon New Orleans is working closely with…full story

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog “It’s all happening at the Audubon Zoo New Orleans”

Glen has been with the Audubon Zoo since 1979.  This zoo is like the San Diego Zoo, the animals have large habitats and seem very happy. The elephant came right up to me and windmilled her trunk. Then she batted … Continue reading

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