Bernalillo County considers $2M proposal for otter exhibit

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The county may pitch in money to help bring otters to the zoo. The BioPark hopes to add a river otter exhibit to the zoo.

Under a proposal, Bernalillo County would give $2 million to bring the exhibit to the zoo.

The Albuquerque Journal reports next week Bernalillo County Commission Chairwoman Debbie O’Malley will ask to increase a bond by $2 million. It would go up for vote this fall and would not result in tax increases.

This is all part of a master plan to upgrade the BioPark.

Officials hope the have the master plan ready to present to city councilors by the end this summer.

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