Visit the only Sea Turtles in New Mexico on Sea Turtle Awareness Day
ALBUQUERQUE, NM-- Few species still alive today have existed since before the time of the dinosaurs. The sea turtle has inhabited our planet for over 150 million years. Join us to celebrate these ancient and fascinating creatures and to learn what you can do to help protect them at the ABQ BioPark Aquarium on Saturday, January 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This year, we observe Sea Turtle Awareness Day by showcasing the only three Sea Turtles living in New Mexico. The three endangered species, Hawksbill, Kemp's ridley and Loggerhead will be swimming in
There will also be a special presentation at 2:15 p.m. by Ariel Vasquez, U.S. Fish
"Incredible work is being done around the world to protect sea turtles and the habitats they
In addition to offering some face time visiting with our marine staff, the touch pool will be
The special Sea Turtle Awareness Day activities are included with regular admission to the ABQ BioPark Aquarium.