10 Interesting Things You Probably Didn’t Know About The City Of Albuquerque

10. In Albuquerque, it's illegal to sell decidedly shrunken pecans.

9. In 2011, a group of men attempted to steal 20 rolls of toilet paper from an Albuquerque restaurant.

8. It was the first major city to require that police officers wear body cameras.

7. It's one of five states that has tested nuclear weapons.

6. It's the birthplace of I Love Lucy star Ethel Mertz.

5. Albuquerque's success as a city is largely attributed to the fact that it's on Route 66.

4. There's a cemetery in Albuquerque where people can be buried next to their furry friends.

3. Bill Gates started the Microsoft company in Albuquerque.

2. It has a charity that helps find homes for prairie dogs.

1. It's one of the most highly educated cities in the country.