Oh, the joy of April Fools' Day! If you're anything like me, then you take that meaning quite literally, from mundane pranks like “You have a roach in your hair” to going all-out and sending emails to alert people of your untimely death, specifying that you left a huge chunk of money and you want them to be the executor of your estate. Okay, I'm not saying they're all good. But, on a less prankster note, the ABQ BioPark Zoo is giving a special treat on April 1 by taking people through the zoo and showing them the little tricks that animals pull on one another. See an opossum play dead, learn the real reasons that zebras have stripes or witness various animals change colors to camouflage themselves. Hopefully they don't have a roommate like me, because they might find some hidden critters under their pillow. Oh, and it's free with regular admission. (Mark Lopez)
Monday Apr 1, 2013
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Learn the truth about common animal myths.