This Tiny Zoo In New Mexico Is One Of The Best In The Southwest

One of the best ways to get out and see something new is a trip to the zoo to see and learn about the animals of the world. This tiny zoo in Alamogordo has a quaint charm unlike any other, and is full of history as the oldest zoo in the Southwest. This inexpensive activity is perfect for any day, and this little zoo inside a beautiful park offers an atmosphere that will have you wanting to visit your furry friends again and again.

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