A Student Scientist’s Guide to Building Connection and Respect for Wildlife

I didn’t know we were going to get to see a kingsnake!” exclaimed eight year old Summer Camp Explorer, Alison, as a spectacularly large snake was carefully placed on the ground in front of her. Zoology week sparks a love for animals and wildlife, as campers learn all about the animal kingdom. From meeting local Bay Area animals at the Lindsay Wildlife Museum to discovering exotic animals, like ternecs, which many campers had never heard of at the Oakland Zoo, every day was an adventure!

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