The Audubon Zoo in New Orleans Photographer: Eugene Brill
The Audubon Zoo is an American zoo 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 (23 ha) and is home to 2,000 animals. It 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.