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Orangutan Awareness Day

Discover the fascinating natural history of orangutans and learn how you can help them.


Nov 12, 2016
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM


ABQ BioPark Zoo
903 Tenth Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102


Orangutans face many threats in the wild, from habitat loss to poaching. Only two species remain in the world today; one is critically endangered while the other is listed as endangered. The good news is... YOU can help!

Come learn about conservation efforts, and discover the fascinating natural history of the orangutan and other great apes. Visitors can help create enrichment items to be given to the Zoo's orangutans. Learn how our actions matter when it comes to protecting one of our planet's most intelligent primates.


Palm oil plantations are one of the major threats to orangutans. Learn about the palm oil crisis and what actions you can take to help. Learn more with the Palm Oil Toolkit.

Orangutans are some of the world's Great Apes. Learn more about the other apes at the BioPark.


Included with admission.

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