News ItemLearning at the Zooniversity

Jun 3, 2004 – 

Cover photo feature from The Celina Record, story and photos by Penny Rathburn.


Left: Allison Blankenship, owner of Zooniversity, shows one of the more exotic creatures on the campus. She brought a few of her animals to Celina as part of the Celina Community Library’s summer program. On her shoulder is a genet. Though the animal looks and purrs like a cat, it is a member of the Viverridae family, related to civets and mongooses.

Right: This North American porcupine enjoys an after-show Fig Newton at the Celina Community Library last week. He was part of the Zooniversity that also included a desert fox, a parrot and a tarantula.

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