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  1. Arizona Docent

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    Jaguar exhibit was desperately needed (the old cement bunker was a disgrace that looked like something you would see in a photo of a zoo from a hundred years ago). It is the former emu exhibit at the start of Catwalk. The link in the previous post shows an overview for about one second on the video (which keeps locking up due to the site's long running scripts). I did a screen shot and was going to post it, but realized I probably cannot since it is not my image.
     
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  4. Arizona Docent

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    Well their snow leopard exhibit is inadequate so I would hope they would get out of the species instead of replacing this cat.
     
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    It transpires from the news feature that female June gave birth to a male calf and that female Niara calved previously but lost her calf due to a birth defect / medical issue.
     
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    Albuquerque BioPark includes the zoo, aquarium and botanical garden and of note to zoo enthusiasts is that in 2016 the botanical garden opened a 3,500 sq. ft. "Bugarium". For many years there has been a seasonal display of butterflies in the Butterfly Pavilion but now there are apparently 60 exhibits in the new Bugarium. I was already aware of the project, but has anyone visited this establishment in the last year? Does anyone want to post a mini-review or a species list?

    An article about the new insect house:

    Updated: BUGarium opens up world of arthropods
     
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    I visited the zoo for the first time today and saw the two snow leopards resting near each other, they are housed in two adjacent exhibits with a small door open between them.
     
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    I have posted a thread under the Albuquerque Aquarium heading that is called "Bugarium: List of Species On Exhibit 3/9/18". The Bugarium is actually in the ABQ Biopark's Botanic Garden but there is no heading for that facility; since the zoo, aquarium, and botanic garden are all under the same management, I thought it makes sense to do this (and the botanic garden is adjacent to the aquarium).

    Albuquerque Aquarium - Bugarium: List of Species On Exhibit 3/9/18
     
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    Small update about the upcoming Penguin Chill Exhibit, the opening has been pushed back again and may not open until December (I would be happy with a Christmas Opening).

    Also no press release but a Golden Lion Tamarin exhibit can be seen from the Africa Train Station. The zoo has a couple troops behind the scenes that were on display in the Tropical America Building.
     
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    Rozie the elephant gave birth to her third calf on May 4th 2018! This time to a baby boy (he is so much more active then his sister were and is very cute and mischieves! Upon a public voting the name decided for the baby is Thorn keeping with the flowers theme for the Elephants born at the zoo.

    Elephants — City of Albuquerque

     
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    Baby Snow Leopard, Baby Lemur, more on Thorn

    Snow leopards Azeo and Sarani welcomed their first cub together on May 19. This is Azeos 13th cub born at the zoo.

    Black-and-white ruffed lemurs Darby and Nuit welcomed baby Izy on April 14. They will be on display with last years baby twins!

    Spring Baby Boom at the BioPark — City of Albuquerque
     
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    That was fast ... (considering the new female only arrived early this year)!
     
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