Author Archive | Laura Sutherland

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Zoos That Say, “Please Feed the Animals!”

Whether it’s a rubbery-lipped giraffe gently plucking a leaf of lettuce from your hand or a rainbow-colored lorikeet sipping nectar from a tiny cup you hold, getting up close and personal with exotic animals is becoming a regular feature at zoos nationwide. It can be as simple as buying an ice cream cone full of […]

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Eight Wild Rides

A ring of pretty ponies spinning around a circular track is one way of looking at carousels – but it’s definitely old school. How about circling around on a bald eagle, an okapi, a giant grasshopper or one of Dr. Seuss’s cowfish as the jolly pipe organ plays? Carousels have moved beyond traditional carved horses […]

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