Albuquerque Biological Park

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Albuquerque Biological Park
Location Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Coordinates 35°04′41″N 106°39′48″W / 35.0781°N 106.6632°W / 35.0781; -106.6632Coordinates: 35°04′41″N 106°39′48″W / 35.0781°N 106.6632°W / 35.0781; -106.6632
Website www.cabq.gov/biopark

The Albuquerque Biological Park (or Albuquerque BioPark) is an environmental museum located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It contains four separate facilities:

  • Rio Grande Zoo - 64 acres (26 ha), with 2.5 miles (4.0 km) of paths and more than 250 species of exotic and native animals. Elephants, giraffes, camels, lions, tigers, snow leopards, polar bears, hippos, gorillas, chimpanzees, zebras, and seals can be found here, along with more unusual animals such as koalas, hyenas, white rhinos, and African wild dogs. There is a variety of birds, from storks and eagles to roadrunners.

The Albuquerque Biological Park is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).[2]

The BioPark also operates a 36" narrow gauge railroad that connects these facilities.

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  1. ^ "ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden". cabq.gov. City of Albuquerque. Archived from the original on 5 December 2010. Retrieved 8 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "List of Accredited Zoos and Aquariums". aza.org. AZA. Retrieved 30 April 2011. 

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