6500 Magazine Street
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70118
The Audubon Zoo covers 58 acres and is home to over 2,000 animals. The zoo and park are named in honor of artist and naturalist John James Audubon who lived in New Orleans starting in 1821.
It is part of the Audubon Nature Institute which also manages the Aquarium of the Americas, Audubon Louisiana Nature Center, Freeport-McMoran Species Survival Center, Audubon Park, and Audubon Coastal Wildlife Network.
Some of the exhibits include lions, gorillas, orangutans, and the Louisiana swamp exhibit. It is also home to a rare white leucistic alligator with blue eyes.
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