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Preschoolers do some hands-on zoo learning

Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette
Good Shepherd preschooler Paul Speciale pets Dahlia the guinea pig, who visited the children Wednesday with zoo education instructor Wanda Remissong as part of the Zoo Mobile program at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo. The students, including Kaleb Rimes, left, and Jeremy Wattley, learned about nocturnal animals.

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