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Audubon Zoo gets re-accredited

3 years 5 months 1 week ago April 17, 2013 Apr 17, 2013 Wednesday, April 17 2013 April 17, 2013 1:31 PM in News
Source: Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS- The Association of Zoos and Aquariums says it has renewed the accreditation for the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.

Zoos and aquariums must be inspected and reviewed every five years to be members of the association. Standards include animal care, veterinary programs, conservation, education, and safety.

The Audubon Zoo is among five AZA-accredited or certified institutions in Louisiana and Mississippi.

The others are the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and the Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species in New Orleans, the Jackson Zoo in Mississippi and BREC'S Baton Rouge Zoo.

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