BioPark events raise awareness about endangered species

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexicans don’t have to travel far to check out many of the world’s endangered species.

This week, the Albuquerque BioPark is hosting various events to raise awareness about the endangered animals.

At the zoo, visitors can find discovery stations were they can learn about it’s breeding programs for different species. People can also learn about what they can do to help the animals.

Tuesday’s focus is the wattled crane. Monday’s focus was the African painted dog.

Other animals will be featured throughout the week, including the Asian elephant and the komodo dragon.

The events are included with regular zoo admission.

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