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NC Zoo Visits

posted Sep 16, 2015, 6:12 AM by Lee Ann Gelinne
Did you know that an elephant has 5 toes?  The students at UNC – Hospital School learned about elephants, alligators, ostriches, and gorillas today when the NC Zoo visited with animal artifacts.  The skeleton of an elephant’s foot is on the back of the table, with an ostrich foot skeleton in front of it.  Students were able to feel elephant hair and polar bear fur through plastic bags and learned that polar bears have black skin and their fur is hollow like a straw.