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DILLSBURG ELEMENTARY PEN PALS PROGRAM CONTINUES

The theme at Dillsburg Elementary School this year coordinates with the library theme of “Tails and Tales”. In keeping with this theme, many classrooms have been paired up with a pen-pal from the Erie Zoo. The classrooms are writing and receiving letters from the animals and zookeepers to explore animal diets, enrichment, habitats, adaptations, behaviors and conservation. Most recently, students were introduced to the red panda family of Pumori: Delilah, baby Joe and baby Neo. Students learned about the red panda diet of bamboo and the students shared what they like to eat. The students look forward to learning about additional species and observing them in their habitats through video and zoo cameras this year.

Pictured: Delilah the red panda

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