We celebrated Dylan’s last year participating in the Congressional Art Competition today. This was the fifth year for the competition with 218 high school student entries from Disctrict 1. Thank you to Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham for spending quality time with Dylan before the event and then speaking so kindly of him during the awards ceremony.
The past few years, Dylan has painted pictures for the Run for the Zoo art contest. This year he painted a beautiful lion in memory of Cosmo, who passed earlier in the year at our Albuquerque zoo. We are so thankful to the New Mexico Biopark Society for acknowledging Dylan’s passion and love for these animals and his willingness to help raise funds to support the new lion habitat.