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June is Zoo Month!

Wild Animals

June is National Zoo and Aquarium Month. Did you know that there are around 2,800 zoos and aquariums around the world, with 355 of those in the United States?   Let’s explore zoos!  The path to modern zoos began with the capture of wild animals in pens, leading to the domestication of those best suited to living in human-controlled herds, such as goats and sheep.   The first recorded collections… read more >>

Pigs!

pigs

Have you ever visited a farm? Maybe some of you are lucky enough to live on a farm!  I’m sure you’ve all read books about farms and farm animals.  Do you have a favorite animal on the farm?  It’s a tough decision, but I think my very favorite farm animals are the pigs.  Big or small,… read more >>

Let’s Go to the Zoo

pig craft assembled

Hello Mahoning County! Are you like me and miss  being able to go anywhere, say the zoo?  Well, let’s do it! Let’s set up a zoo within our neighborhoods this July! This would be the same as the “Going on a Bear Hunt” everyone saw earlier this spring. See exotic animals as you walk your neighborhoods or at a library… read more >>