“Zoo to You” Program Visits Fairgrieve Elementary School

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</p>“Zoo to You” coordinator, Christine Howell, holds “Khalifi” a four-year-old Kenyan Sand Boa for Nicole Besaw who discovered how surprisingly soft the snake felt.

Fairgrieve Librarian Barb Senecal brought the “Zoo to You” program to Fairgrieve Elementary School as a reward to the Accelerated Readers at the school for exceeding their goal of 14,000 points by more than 1,500 points.

The “Zoo to You” program is coordinated by the Rosamond Gifford Zoo as an educational program that includes a hands-on interactive program featuring animals, and animal-related facts. Howell brought several other animals to show the group including a hedgehog.