News & Events

Skippy the kangaroo makes national news!

Skippy's story broke on July 7, 2009 when Sylvia Schon wrote an article about his amazing journey for the Hammond Daily Star. Then Allen Tumey from WAFB in Baton Rouge called to say he wanted to meet Skippy too. Janet McConnaughey from the Associated Press wanted to know the skinny on Skippy. Thanks to her wonderful AP release, Skippy went national!!! WWL TV featured Skippy, too, on the front page of their news website! NOLA.COM featured it as well! The CBS Early Show invited Skippy and Christina Cooper, his surrogate mom, to New York! See Skippy backstage at the Early Show in his own green room! It has been a whirlwind. Skippy's AP release led to his story being told in news outlets around the world - even Italy. WWLTV's morning show anchor Eric Paulsen met Skippy on the morning news. Chris Buckley from WGNO did a story on Skippy, too! MSNBC.com also featured Skippy. Thank you so much to all of you who have helped us spread the good news about Skippy's incredible story of survival at Global Wildlife Center.

Louisiana Life

Global Wildlife was featured in Louisiana Life article.

Louisiana Life's Best Places to Work

Global Wildlife Center was picked as one of the Best Places to Work in Louisiana by Louisiana Life Magazine see here

Winter Feed Ups

Come for the 3:00 tour in winter and you are likely to see a "Feed-Up." We feed over 1,000 lbs. of food every day in the wintertime. Click here for a video.

Snow at Global Wildlife Center

Nine inches of snow fell at Global Wildlife Center on December 11, 2008. The animals couldn't believe their eyes, and neither could we! Click here to see an amazing slideshow of the animals in the snow.

Southern Living Magazine

Southern Living featured Global Wildlife Center in an article in 2005, as Africa in Louisiana.

Free Animal Feed for Fieldtrips in September, January and February

Show your support for the animals at Global Wildlife Center by booking your school fieldtrip early this year.

Every reservation made for a tour in September, January or February will receive a free cup of animal feed per person! And remember one teacher per class always tours free! Come see for yourself how exciting education can be at Global Wildlife Center!

December 2007 Newsletter

Read about Winter Animal Care and Actress Elisabeth Shue's visits to Global Wildlife Center in the December 2007 Newsletter (PDF 1035 KB).

Global Wildlife Center and Skippy on Animal Planet

Visitors to Global Wildlife Center have been telling us for years that we should be on animal planet, and now that dream is a reality! Check out Wendee Holtcamp's Animal Planet blog http://blogs.discovery.com/animal_news/2009/12/tiny-kangaroo-joey-adopted-by-human-mom.html

The Advocate Article

Global Wildlife Center offers Sanctuary

Click to see Debra Lemoine's article for The Advocate newspaper in Baton Rouge about Global Wildlife Center.

http://www.2theadvocate.com/news/livingston_tangipahoa/80856282.html?showAll=y&c=y

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