Friday, June 24, 2011

Animal Encounters This Thursday...


photo by Francisco Erize, Bruce Coleman Ltd.

Come to the River Forest Library this Thursday, June 30th at 4:00pm to learn about exotic animals from around the world. Animals for Awareness, a Chicago-area animal sanctuary, will present a talking parrot, kinkajou, python, alligator, and more on the Library lawn. This program is for all ages!

Interested in exotic birds and animals? Check out these books from the RFPL Children's Room:

Learn about the efforts of 14 humans to save the endangered kakapo parrots of New Zealand.

After the 2004 tsunami a special bond develops between an orphaned hippo named Owen and a 130-year-old tortoise named Mzee. They adopt each other and become inseparable!

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