BioPark loses a beloved resident

Shona Warthog

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Sad news from the Albuquerque BioPark.

The zoo posted on its Facebook page that Shona the warthog died in her sleep this week. She was 15 years old. The average life span for a warthog is between 11 and 15 years.

Shona loved Honey Nut Cheerios and cuddling on her bed.

She will be greatly missed. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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