Media Coverage

Here…the wild things are»

Jul 22, 2013 – Cover Story, Clint Foster, Mineral Wells Index; It’s not every day you see an Argentine Red Tegu or an Eastern Swamp Wallaby in Mineral Wells. But kids in Boyce Ditto Public Library’s summer reading program got a special treat.

It’s a Zoo in Here!»

Aug 9, 2012 – Cover story, The Terrell Tribune; Allison Blankenship of Zooniversity shares a laugh with the audience as Julian, a baby lemur, finds a comfortable resting place.

There you are!»

Aug 4, 2011 – Cover photo, The Pittsburg Gazette (TX)

Animals that dig meet children who dig reading»

Jul 24, 2011 – Cover story by Elisha Rivera, The Monitor (Seven Points, TX); In keeping with the summer reading theme: "Dig up a good book," wildlife educator Allison Blankenship brought six animals that dig to motivate children to read more about them at The Library at Cedar Creek in Seven Points.

Zooniversity day»

Jul 13, 2011 – Cover photo and blurb by Steve Knight, Cleburne Times-Review; Dallas-based Zooniversity Wildlife Educator Allison Blankenship shows a Three-Banded Armadillo, a native of South America, to pre-school age children on Tuesday during Summer Reading Club at the Cleburne Public Library.

Animal Kingdom – Section 2: The Educators»

Jul 9, 2010 – Article excerpt by David Pacchioli, Bucknell Magazine, Summer 2012; Allison Knox Blankenship ’80 never thought she’d be a teacher either, much less a wildlife educator.