The Albuquerque Biological Park (or Albuquerque BioPark) is an environmental museum situated in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It includes 4 different facilities:
An aquarium with a 285,000-US-gallon (1,080,000 l) ocean tank including Gulf of Mexico saltwater types from estuaries, surf zone, shallow waters, coral reefs, and ocean, in addition to numerous other displays.
ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden
A 36-acre (15 ha) botanic garden that includes a 10,000-square-foot (930 m2) glass conservatory housing plants from desert and Mediterranean environment zones.
Rio Grande Zoo
A 64-acre (26 ha) zoo, with 2.5 miles (4.0 km) of paths and more than 250 types of unique and native animals. Elephants, giraffes, camels, lions, tigers, snow leopards, polar bears, hippos, gorillas, chimpanzees, zebras, and seals can be discovered here, together with more uncommon animals such as koalas, hyenas, white rhinos, Tasmanian devils, wombats and African wild pet dogs. There is a variety of birds, from storks and eagles to roadrunners.
fishing lake, design boating lake, picnic locations, narrow gauge railroad, and courses.
The Albuquerque Biological Park is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).
City records suggest more than 1,100 animals are in the BioPark’s care during the fiscal year (as of December 2016). The BioPark also runs a 36″ narrow gauge railroad that links these facilities.
Learn more about ABQ BioPark Aquarium