Children learn up close with zoo animals at Krause

Children are excited to be able to touch a New Guinea blue-tongued skink at Krause Memorial Library in downtown Rockford.

Colleen LaBeau and her little friends packed Krause Memorial Library on Monday, June 28 as over 200 fascinated youngsters showed up for visiting animals from John Ball Zoo. Children were able to learn about the animals—ears, not legs make the difference between snakes and skinks—and were even allowed to pet a blue-tongued skink after the […]