Lane Kirkpatrick, BioPark Zoo docent, takes you on a guided tour of the Albuquerque Zoo. He discusses wildlife species threatened with extinction and what zoos are doing to prevent extinctions. Visit exhibits and learn about animals involved in Species Survival Plan programs. This tour includes giraffes, elephants, rhinos, cheetahs, African painted dogs, orangutans, lowland gorillas, and endangered birds. Class fee includes zoo admission. Limited enrollment.

Lane Kirkpatrick is a retired business executive whose firm focused on industrial automation and environmental consulting. With a lifelong interest in wildlife, nature, and conservation, he has prepared extensive zoo-wide tour materials and leads zoo tours. He is a contributing editor to New Mexico Wild.