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Love Bugs. Adults-Only Valentine's Day Tour at the Botanic Garden.


ABQ BioPark
Dial 311 (505-768-2000)

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Enter the bizarre world of six-legged sex and arachnid affections.


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Feb 08, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM


ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden
2601 Central Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104


Love Bugs exposes the surprising reproductive tactics of insects and arachnids. Experts take you on a tour of the Arthropod Rearing Lab to reveal what goes on behind-the-scenes:

  • scorpion flies give nuptial gifts,
  • damselflies are jealous,
  • tarantulas become entangled in dangerous liaisons,
  • mantis females lure males they love to eat.

Find more Adults-Only Valentine's Day Tours.


Please call BioPark Education (505-848-7180) to reserve your spot for the Love Bugs or Birds and the Beasts Adults-Only Tour.

Phone reservations will be taken until 3:00 p.m. MST on Friday, February 7, 2014. After which time, please stop by any BioPark ticket booth to purchase tickets.

Tickets are limited, and available first come, first served.


Meet at the entrance to the Botanic Garden at 10:20 a.m. Please bring a copy of your ticket or invoice with you. The tour starts promptly at 10:30 a.m.


$5 per adult, plus general admission.