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Destination Dinner- Reptiles

Join us for a special evening with the reptiles, featuring African-inspired appetizers and entrees at the ABQ BioPark Zoo!


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Nov 16, 2019
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM


ABQ BioPark Zoo
903 10th Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87104


Start the evening with appetizers outside the American alligator exhibit. Next, guests will eat the main course inside the reptile house where a reptile keeper will give a special chat. End the evening by watching zookeepers feed the saltwater and the West African slender-snouted crocodiles. Attendees can also participate in a live auction featuring paintings by our artistic gators as well as authentic carvings and jewelry from the Ivory Coast in West Africa.


Hors d'oeuvres

  • Chicken suya (spice marinated chicken skewers)
  • African meat pies
  • Accra cassava (cassava fritters)

Family Style Dinner

  • Poulet DG (Cameroon)
  • Braised chicken with plantains, tomato, vegetables
  • Jollof rice (Sierra Leone)
  • Braised collard greens with chickpeas and peanuts (Liberia)
  • Roasted sweet potato with parsley and paprika
  • Western African lime cake with crushed peanuts and mango coulis


$75 per person

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