Melissa Gunter, of the Potawatomi Zoo in Fort Wayne, holds a Kenyan Sand Boa Monday, July 22, at the Pete Thorn Center.
WARSAW — Two dozen children at the Pete Thorn Center got an up-close look at some animals from Potawatomi Zoo on Monday.
Melissa Gunter, the youth program coordinator with Potawatomi Zoo in South Bend, gave the children an up-close look at a Madagascar Hissing cockroach, a Kenyan Sand Boa, a Tiger Salamander and a domesticated European rabbit.
The “Zoo Bash” was sponsored by the Warsaw Parks and Recreation Department.
Scocia Graham, right, pets a Domesticated European Rabbit held by Melissa Gunter, of the Potawatomi Zoo during a presentation Monday at the Pete Thorn Center in Warsaw.
Lucy Lukenbill, 6, pets a Kenyan Sand Boa while Dylan Rupert, 8, looks underneath for another perspective.
Melissa Gunter holds a snake as it slowly burrows into the sand in a box during a presentation at Pete Thorn Center in Warsaw.