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Zoo Brown Bag on Sept. 5: A Growing Family of Elephants

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Elephants at the ABQ BioPark Zoo.

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Have you herd? Join us for a talk all about a growing family of elephants.

When

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Sep 05, 2013
12:45 PM - 01:30 PM

Where

Zoo Colores Education Building
903 Tenth SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Description

Have you Herd? All About a Growing Family of Elephants

Speakers: Toni Esparza, Jeff Stanton and Emma Celmins, Zookeepers at the ABQ BioPark.

Join Toni, Jeff and Emma, three members of the elephant training team at the ABQ BioPark Zoo, as they present the ins and outs of working with a herd of Asian elephants. Whether it is elephant calves, innovative training and husbandry practices, herd dynamics or facility expansion, the BioPark's elephant program is constantly progressing.

Hear all about what it takes to provide care that encourages wild and natural behavior for an incredible species.

Can't join us Thursday? Come to the Brown Bag on Saturday, September 7.

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 regular admission.