Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park (United States)
Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park - United States
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park (1,100 acres) , formerly the Living Desert Zoological and Botanical State Park, is a zoo and botanical garden displaying plants and animals of the Chihuahuan Desert in their native habitats. It is located off U.S. Route 285 at the north edge of Carlsbad, New Mexico, at an elevation of 3,200 feet (980 m) atop the Ocotillo Hills overlooking the city and the Pecos River. It is open every day except Christmas; an admission fee is charged.The zoo features more than forty native animal species, including pronghorn, badger, bison, bobcats, mule deer, elk, kit fox, gila monster, mountain lion, prairie dogs, reptiles, fourteen species of snakes, and Mexican gray wolves. An aviary contains golden eagles, hawks, owls, a roadrunner, songbirds, and turkeys. The gardens feature a greenhouse and hundreds of cacti and succulents from around the world, including acacia, agave, small barrel cactus, cholla, ocotillo, prickly pear, saguaro, sotol (Dasylirion wheeleri), and yucca.Self-guided trails (1.3 miles) lead through sand dunes, arroyos, and pinyon pine/juniper forest.
Location: Carlsbad, New Mexico, USA
Official site: http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/PRD/LivingDesert.htm
Subscription: AZA (Association of Zoos and Aquariums)
Size: 1 100Â acres (4.5Â kmÂ²)
Walking distance to mall and restaurants. Unique attractions -- Living Desert State Park, Pecos River Beach, Brantley Lake and Carlsbad Caverns nearby. Pool and hot tub closed until May 22, 2009.
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