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MEET BHUTAN: ABQ's baby Snow Leopard


Bhutan the Snow Leopard

At this year's New Mexico BioPark's annual meeting for members (9/24/2008), there was a HUGE extra special treat...You could see up close and personal one of the latest Newborns of the Zoo...BHUTAN the baby boy Snow Leopard.

Bhutan is ADORABLE...Along with witnessing him galavant between his handlers, the… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on September 25, 2008 at 3:30pm — 9 Comments

Tomás, The BioPark Beekeeper

If you've ever ridden the zoo train past the BioPark's big red barn, Tomás is the guy in a mesh hat waving at you with a comb of honeybees in his hand.

Back behind the Heritage Farm at the Albuquerque Botanic… Continue

Added by chantal on June 16, 2008 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

Koi and Waterfalls

Koi fish and waterfalls - not the first two things that come to mind when you think about Albuquerque. Under sweepingly pruned cottonwoods at the relatively new Sasebo Japanese Garden at the Aquarium/Botanic Gardens portion of our Biopark, you'll find both. The garden is named for our sister city in Japan and was designed by Toru Tanaka - whose guiding hand helped steered the famed… Continue

Added by Edith Grove on May 15, 2008 at 10:00am — 9 Comments

Aquarium/Botanical Gardens

I just took yet another trip out to the Rio Grande Aquarium & Botanical Gardens, and never cease to be impressed. I was there with roughly 35,367 first graders, and yet I survived AND enjoyed it. If you've never been...get there. I can't wait til early June; hopefully by then the butterflies will be out in force in the butterly pavilion. Hope you like my pics!…


Added by Jessica on May 3, 2008 at 5:51pm — 4 Comments

Yum, spring.

I notice that my eating habits take a subtle turn around this time of year. One week it's bison stew and baked potatoes, the next I'm raiding the recipes from The Greens and stuffing feta and cucumbers into whole wheat pita halves. Last weekend my mother and I went out past Old Town to drop into the filled-to-the-gills Aquarium and Botanic Gardens (OMG!!! Baby Sharks!! LOL).…


Added by Edith Grove on March 27, 2008 at 11:56am — 16 Comments

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