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BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo

3601 Thomas Road

Baton Rouge, LA 70807

(225) 775-3877 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.brec.org/index.cfm/park/detail/184

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is a place where people connect with animals. We are committed to providing excellence in animal care and welfare, education, recreation, conservation and research that collectively inspire respect for nature.


Audubon Zoo

6500 Magazine Street

New Orleans, LA 70178-4327

(504) 861-2537 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.auduboninstitute.org/visit/zoo

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/audubonzoo

Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/AudubonZoo

Audubon Nature Institute is a family of ten museums and parks dedicated to nature. We serve our visitors, our community and our world as an educational resource, an environmental guardian, a leader in economic development and a venue for family entertainment. The success of the Audubon family lies within the individual strengths of its facilities. Working together, they are helping to create a bright future for generations to come.

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

1 Canal Street

New Orleans, LA 70130-1175

(504) 565-3033 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.auduboninstitute.org/visit/aquarium
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas immerses you in an underwater world. The colors of a Caribbean reef come alive in our walk-through tunnel, while our penguins and Southern sea otters enchant you with their antics. Touch a sting ray, feed a parakeet, and marvel at our gigantic sharks, tarpon, and rays in the 400,000 gallon Gulf of Mexico Exhibit. Watch for sea turtles throughout the Aquarium.

Alexandria Zoological Park

3016 Masonic Drive

Alexandria, LA 71301-4240

(318) 473-1143 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.thealexandriazoo.com/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Alexandria-Zoo/216677511691339
The Alexandria Zoological Park was founded in 1926, encompasses 33 shady acres, and is home to more than 500 animals. The African Experience: Phase 1, which opened in 2003, and the award winning Louisiana Habitat, which opened in 1998, are two of the zoo’s most spectacular exhibits.
The Zoo is owned and operated by the City of Alexandria under the Division of Public Works. The Alexandria Zoo is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

Conservation Efforts:

There are many endangered species at the Alexandria Zoological Park: African Dwarf Crocodile, American Crocodile, American Black Bear, Andean Condor, Angolan Colobus Monkey, Bengal Tiger, Brazilian Tapir, Chinese Alligator, Clouded Leopard, Cotton-Headed Tamarin, Galapagos Tortoise, Golden Lion Tamarin, Malayan Tiger, Jaguar, Lion-tailed Macaque, Lowland Anoa, Maned Wolf, Nile Crocodile, Ocelot, Palawan Peacock Pheasant, Red-Handed Tamarin, Red Kangaroo, Red Wolf, Spectacled Bear, and White-handed Gibbon.

Participation in SSPs (Species Survival Plans):

The Alexandria Zoological Park participates in the following SSPs: Chinese Alligator, Louisiana Pine Snake, Andean Condor, Toucan, Golden Lion Tamarin, Cotton-Top Tamarin, Spider Monkey, Lion-Tailed Macaque, Colobus Monkey, and Gibbon.

For more information about conservation efforts at the Alexandria Zoological park, please visit: http://www.thealexandriazoo.com/conservation/index.html.