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2014-06-16 08:25:48

NEW ORLEANS, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Audubon Zoo recently welcomed an addition to its animal collection and it's a big one: Bonnie, a 15-year-old Southern White Rhino weighing in at more than two tons. She joins Audubon Zoo's lone male rhino, Saba, and two other females, Yvonne and Macite, age 51, the world's oldest rhino in captivity. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

Breaking Ground For The Alliance For Sustainable Wildlife
2014-01-09 12:03:46

Audubon Nature Institute Audubon Nature Institute and San Diego Zoo Global Break Ground for The Alliance for Sustainable Wildlife: A Conservation Alliance to Enhance the Sustainability of Threatened Animal Populations Officials from Audubon Nature Institute and San Diego Zoo Global took the first steps today in building a breeding center for rare and endangered species. Scooping shovels of dirt, dignitaries including New Orleans Councilwomen Jackie Clarkson and Kristin Palmer and State...

2013-12-03 23:30:11

Visitors get behind-the-scenes experience with Audubon Zoo's new Elephant Barn Tour experience. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Beginning Friday November 22, Audubon Zoo will unveil a visitor experience offering an up-close look at the new state-of-the-art living quarters for Panya and Jean, its two female Asian elephants. The encounters also offer visitors a chance to chat with the elephants’ keepers and a rare opportunity to meet the pachyderms face to face. The Elephant...

2006-05-20 22:42:45

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - New Orleans voters voted narrowly on Saturday to give outspoken Mayor Ray Nagin four more years to carry out his plans for rebuilding the hurricane-ravaged city and bring home tens of thousands of displaced residents. Nagin's rival, Louisiana Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu, conceded defeat after an exceptionally close runoff that was watched around the world. "We as a people have got to come together so that we can speak with one voice and one purpose, and I am...

2006-04-22 17:35:44

By Jeffrey Jones NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - New Orleanians voted on Saturday in their battered city's first post-Katrina election, facing the tough choice of staying with Mayor Ray Nagin and his vision for rebuilding or opting for new blood. Voting was brisk in what many community leaders are calling the most important election in the nearly three-century history of the city known as the birthplace of jazz, which was devastated by the hurricane nearly eight months ago. At stake is the...

2006-04-22 09:59:35

By Jeffrey Jones NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - New Orleanians voted on Saturday in their battered city's first post-Katrina election, facing the tough choice of staying with Mayor Ray Nagin and his vision for rebuilding or opting for new blood. Polls opened after dawn for what many community leaders are calling the most important election in the nearly three-century history of the city known as the birthplace of jazz, which was devastated by the hurricane nearly eight months ago. At stake...

2006-04-20 09:45:00

By Jeffrey Jones NEW ORLEANS -- The improvisation that drives the jazz music born in New Orleans has proven crucial in the first mayoral campaign since Hurricane Katrina ravaged the city. New Orleans goes to the polls on Saturday for the first of what will likely be two votes for the top job, which incumbent Ray Nagin hopes to keep so he can implement his plans to rejuvenate the cash-strapped city. It's been a campaign like no other. Katrina scattered families in all directions, and more than...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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