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Shark and Ray Awareness Day at BioPark

September 7, 2019


IT WAS )SHARK AND RAY AWARENESS DAY ) AT THE ALBUQUERQUE AQUARIUM. VISITORS GOT AN UP-CLOSE LOOK AT THE BIOPARK )S BLACK TIP.. SAND TIGER… SANDBAR… NURSE AND ZEBRA SHARKS AND SOUTHERN RAYS. PEOPLE COULD VISIT DISCOVERY STATIONS TO FIND OUT ABUT SHARKS ) AND RAYS ) UNUSUAL SENSES… LIKE PICKING UP ELECTRIC CURRENTS GIVEN OFF BY OTHER ANIMALS IN THE WATER. BIOPARK STAFF ARE ALSO GIVING SUGGESTIONS FOR HOW PEOPLE THEY CAN HELP PRESERVE OCEAN WILDLIFE… EVEN HERE IN THE DESERT. Bethany Dunn, School Programs Coordinator: Look at the food products we )re getting, where they )re coming from.There )s Seafood Watch which is a great way to make sure the foods that we )re buying are being sustainably sourced, as well. THIS MONTH — THE BIOPARK IS ALSO GOING PLASTIC-FREE.

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