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Your adoption supports Audubon’s animals and the dedicated staff who care for them while our doors are closed to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Your symbolic animal adoption will help care for the more than 15,000 animals (including mammals, fish, birds, invertebrates, amphibians, reptiles, and insects) in Audubon's care. Because of your generosity, Audubon's animals enjoy the highest quality care, world-class exhibits and stimulating enrichment activities.

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Activities

Each NOLA Night Sky video covers a different stargazing experience and includes an activity you can do at home. While the planetarium at Audubon Louisiana Nature Center remains closed, we can still enjoy the incredible night sky right from our backyard!

Download a Night Sky Crossword PuzzleQuiz: ElephantsDownload Animal Dot-To-Dot Puzzles
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Facebook Live Series

Learn More About: How Do Birds Fly?

March 23, 2020
Clingy the Iguana

March 17, 2020
Aviculturist

March 24, 2020
Lions

March 25, 2020
Penguin Chick

March 26, 2020
Anteater

March 27, 2020
Komodo Dragon

April 1, 2020
Giraffes

April 3, 2020
Elephants

April 22, 2020
Lion.Cubs

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Quiz: Sea Otters
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May 6, 2020
Baby Giraffe

May 15, 2020
Zebu Calf

World Otter Day Activities

Learn about Otters

May 22, 2020
Sea Lions

May 26, 2020
Sea Otters

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Naughty or Nice?

If you aren't able to make it out to Audubon facilities, we can bring all your favorite animals to you through our new virtual experience options.

Did you know that you can get into nature online with Audubon Nature Institute's Virtual Education programs? Interact in real-time with Audubon educators and live animals using streaming video conferencing to discover new things about the world around you.
Reserve a program for your school, library, homeschool group, club, or scout troop.

Learn More Virtual Education Programs

August 13, 2020
Shark Week

September 23, 2020
Sea Otter Awareness Week

October 2, 2020
Baird's Tapir

November 10, 2020
Orangutan Caring Week

January 13, 2021
Cold-stunned Sea Turtles