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The BioPark's Orangutan mom, Sarah, with her baby, Pixel.

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Learn about the struggles orangutans face in the wild


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May 11, 2014
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM


903 Tenth SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102


As we celebrate the moms in our lives, we're also supporting wildlife mothers that are facing serious challenges. The Missing Orangutan Mothers - or MOM - Campaign raises money for conservation work that helps these great apes.

Join ABQ BioPark keepers for activities throughout Mother's Day to learn more about the challenges Orangutan moms face, and find out how your actions matter for ape conservation.


  • All Day: Donate to support MOMs conservation work and enter a drawing for an orangutan-safe gift basket, and make a craft while learning about orangutan conservation.
  • 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Enrichment Table - help BioPark keepers make exciting enrichment treats for the orangutans
  • 1 p.m.: Keeper Talk and Enrichment Toss - learn about orangutans from the BioPark's experts, and watch the orangutans enjoy their enrichment treats\
  • Other Mother's Day activities at the Zoo

On Mother's Day, enrichment will include special bouquets of edible flowers!

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    Mother's Day events are included with regular admission.