Aquarium of the Americans is located along Mississippi River banks, administers the Audubon Zoo, Insectarium and Butterfly Garden. It also oversees Audubon Park situated in another part of the city. The exhibits origins are North and South American regions. It contains 100,000 animals with 530 species.
Mississippi River Gallery is home to paddlefish, owls, catfish and a leucistic white alligator.
Amazon Exhibit houses an anaconda, macaws, freshwater stingrays, piranhas, and other specimens native to the South American Amazon rainforest
Caribbean Reef Exhibit houses angelfish and tarpon.
Gulf of Mexico Exhibit features 400,000 US gallons tank of sea turtles, sharks and stingrays.
Entergy IMAX Exhibits has exhibits that feature African Penguins and sea otters.
Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium is an insectarium exhibit that showcases various insects and located in a Federal Building of the U.S. Custom House, so be ready to pass through a metal detector system. The museum is handicapped friendly and limited wheelchairs are available.
Center for Research of Endangered Species (ACRES) was initiated to help the disappearing species by developing supported reproduction procedures.
Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center is a 1,200-acre sanctuary inaugurated in 1993 where endangered animals can breed and live peacefully.
Audubon Zoo shelters different types of animals. It has reptiles, sea lions, watoto walk, monkey hill, pelican’s nest, jaguar jungle, flamingo exhibit, bamboo village, frogs, African Savanna among others.
Audubon Louisiana Nature Center is a community resource center situated in New Orleans East of Joe Brown Park. It covers 86 acres of hardwood basin forest. The center opened on May 23rd, 1980 through a project by Greater New Orleans Junior League. From providing essential environmental education programming, it upgraded to become a community pride. Things to Do in New Orleans: Audubon Nature Institute - Photo: ggala/Fotolia
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