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The votes are in and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and Audubon Zoo are among the winners of the the USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest. You can see the full list of winners at http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-aquarium-2017/ and http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-zoo-2017/.
The Aquarium ranked 4th and the Zoo secured 9th place among 20 nominees, all accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), that were "hand-picked by a panel of zoo and family travel experts."
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About the Audubon Nature Institute
Audubon Nature Institute operates a family of museums, parks and research facilities dedicated to celebrating the wonders of nature. Through innovative live animal exhibits, education programs, and scientific discovery, Audubon makes a meaningful contribution to preserving wildlife for the future. Audubon Nature Institute flagships include Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Entergy Giant Screen Theater, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, Audubon Louisiana Nature Center, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center, Woldenberg Riverfront Park and Audubon Wilderness Park. Ron Forman is President and CEO of Audubon Nature Institute.