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Students get a feel for animals of the rainforest

9:46 PM, Apr. 30, 2013
Alex Simon, left, and Alec Adams, both fourth-graders at Washington Elementary School, react to a tarantula Tuesday that Kristy Palmer is showing during the Remnants of the Rainforest talk at the Wildwood Pavilion in Marshfield.
Alex Simon, left, and Alec Adams, both fourth-graders at Washington Elementary School, react to a tarantula Tuesday that Kristy Palmer is showing during the Remnants of the Rainforest talk at the Wildwood Pavilion in Marshfield.
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Central Wisconsin students are seeing animals from the rainforest in their own backyard this week.

Spring education week at the Wildwood Zoo pavilion features rescued exotic animals from Nature's Niche animal sanctuary in Stevens Point.

"The (zoo's) goals is to teach the children about these animals," said Dino Tlachac, owner of Nature's Niche. "My goal is to teach them that these kinds of animals really don't belong as pets. They should really think twice about going out and making one of these animals their pet; some of these guys could live to be over 100 years old." ...

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