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ABQ BioPark Zoo, Albuquerque

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#1 of 7 in Zoos & Aquariums in New Mexico
As a part of Albuquerque Biological Park, ABQ BioPark Zoo houses over 200 species of animals, such as gorillas, bears, sea lions, giraffes, koalas, camels, jaguars, wolves, and rhinos. Separated into geographical areas, the animals resideĀ in their natural habitats. Reserve one of the activities and get to feed giraffes, pet llamas, and play with lorikeets. Seasonally you can watch one of the educational shows with mammals, birds, and reptiles, or glide through the trees of the zoo down a 100 m (320 ft) zipline. To visit ABQ BioPark Zoo and get the most from your holiday in Albuquerque, create itinerary details personal to you using our Albuquerque trip builder site .
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  • Time to visit the zoo before my flight out and this zoo is reasonably close to the airport so I hit for a visit and am glad I did. There is construction going on which had some of the exhibits closed,...  more »
  • I visited here when i was in ABQ in 2012 and really enjoyed it so was looking forward to doing it again. What a mistake! I know that places have to move with the times and update their facilities, but...  more »
  • It will start by saying I am not an animal activist or tree hugger....I have been to many other zoo's in this country and we'll as others. This hard to be hands down the worst zoo ever. Animals underf...  more »
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  • I've been to several zoos in my day and this isn't the best but it is pretty good. Lots of animals that are well cared for and very social considering the fact that it felt like it was 100 degrees. Tickets are 10 bucks for NM residents which isnt bad. My hubby and I went by ourselves and had a great time. You can also bring in your own food and drinks which can save you a ton. It was great. Oh and in the summer the have concerts on Thursdays and Friday. The pics are for 2017.
  • I've been to a lot of zoos, and this is one of the best. Zoo is fairly large, but under a lot of construction to make improvements. Because of this, some exhibits were closed. My family and I rode the train over to the aquarium and botanical garden as well. Aquarium was small but nice. They are adding to it, as well. Garden was amazing. If you want to do everything without being rushed, get there as early as possible. We got there at 10:30 am and still didn't have enough time to spend in the garden.
  • The enclosures are large and the animals seem to be genuinely happy here. Going in the morning or during scheduled feedings is best, the animals can be a little hard to find when napping. If they can just get some of those promised expansions finished it'll be perfect (*cough cough* Snow fox *cough cough*)
  • The zoo here used to be well kept and really nice. After our visit yesterday it just seemed run down. A lot of the areas were closed with no signs of reopening. Overall, it just felt and looked "tired". It's really a shame because they could really turn it around in so many small, easy ways.
  • This is a great zoo. It is not the largest zoo but the habitats are beautiful and we'll kept. The animals all look healthy and happy. It's an easy walk and there is a large grassy area for picnics and kids to play. They also have educational shows for the kids.

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