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Zoo Brown Bag Seminar - May 17

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Alligators at the Zoo. Photo courtesy of ABQ BioPark.

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Learn about global conservation efforts to protect endangered crocodilian species.

When

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May 17, 2013
02:15 PM - 03:00 PM

Where

ABQ BioPark Zoo
903 Tenth SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Description

Endangered Crocodilians

Speaker: Matthew Eschenbrenner, Senior Herps Keeper and Crocodilian Advisory Group (CAG) webmaster

Out of 23 recognized species of crocodilian, six are listed as Critically Endangered and another six as Endangered or soon to be listed as Endangered. Discover the global conservation efforts that are helping save these rare species.

Senior Herps Keeper and Crocodilian Advisory Group (CAG) webmaster Matthew Eschenbrenner will discuss the role the ABQ BioPark plays in crocodilian conservation. Eschenbrenner has worked with crocodilians for 10 years and is heavily involved with the CAG, which oversees all captive crocodilian populations, importation of species, genetics and Species Survival Plan programs in the country.

Brown Bag Lectures

This series of informal lunchtime lectures presents the science of conservation.  Brown Bag lectures take place twice a month on Thursdays and Saturdays, alternating between the Aquarium/Botanic Garden and the Zoo.

Price

Included with admission.