Preserving Jaguars — Biopark, 9/25, 5:30pm

The Albuquerque BioPark will host a lecture,
“Preserving Jaguars in their Northernmost Homeland,”
on Tuesday, September 25, from 5:30-7:00pm in the
Aquarium/Botanic Garden Education Building. This presentation,
given by Dr. Peter Warshall of the Northern Jaguar Project, will
focus on the ecology of the Northern Jaguar Reserve in Sonora,
Mexico.  This preserve is home to the population of jaguars
which have been recorded entering southern New Mexico and

There is no charge for this event.  Light refreshments
will be served. 

Nestled in one of North America’s most ecologically
unique areas, the Northern Jaguar Reserve is home to ocelots,
neotropical river otters, military macaws, bald eagles, and the
northernmost breeding population of jaguars on the planet. 
Once completed, this 70-square-mile sanctuary will incorporate
the area with the highest numbers of jaguar sightings in
northeastern Sonora.  Come learn about the migratory bird
life, endangered fish species, and unique plant complexes of
this ecological treasure – and how you can get directly

For more information, call BioPark Education at
764-6245.  For general BioPark inquiries, please call 311
(NM Relay or 711). [mjh: from]