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"Wild Ride" painted by Rozie the Elephant. Photo courtesy of New Mexico BioPark Society.

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Come to the Elephant Watering Hole to watch Alice and Rozie paint.


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Feb 05, 2013
01:00 PM - 01:30 PM


ABQ BioPark Zoo
903 Tenth SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102


Watch elephants Alice and Rozie paint on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 1 p.m. The elephants only paint for about 15 minutes at a time, and watching them is a rare treat, so don't miss them in action.

Alice and Rozie use non-toxic tempera paints, and they may or may not use a paintbrush. Painting is a special occasion, so the activity is stimulating and enriching for the elephants.

Talk with keepers during a short Q & A after Alice and Rozie finish up their masterpieces.

Elephant art works are on sale as part of Painting Animals, a show at Weems Galleries through February 15.


Included with admission.