Latest Petting zoo Stories

2011-06-13 00:00:28

Former Jets QB Boomer Esiason will Join former Met John Franco, WFAN-AM morning show partner Craig Carton, and Famed DJ Jim Kerr during street fair featuring food, carnival games, petting zoo, and even tips on taking better pictures. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2011 Adorama, New York's neighborhood camera retail outlet, will co-host its first annual Street Fair with Canon to benefit the Boomer Esiason Foundation to fight Cystic Fibrosis, this Sunday, June 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m....

2009-09-19 13:49:20

E. coli outbreaks linked to petting farms warrant review of guidelines involving children and animals, a British bacteriologist said. We have to look very, very seriously at the guidelines that we have been running for many years and see if they need changing, Hugh Pennington, Britain's foremost specialist on E. coli, told the BBC in a story aired Saturday. Penning said he was not terribly happy that children under age 5 were allowed to touch lambs, calves, goats and other animals at petting...

2008-09-06 12:00:12

St. Lawrence Catholic Mission, 100 W. Center, Heber City, will host its annual fall festival from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 13. There will be rides, a petting zoo, farmers market, food and more. Call Judy at 435-657-1181 for more information. (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-04 03:00:18

By Carrie Coppernoll, The Oklahoman Aug. 4--The revamped Children's Zoo exhibit at the Oklahoma City Zoo will be much the same as the old exhibit -- same size, same location and the same animals. However, the goal will be much different. The $8 million exhibit, scheduled to open in fall 2009, is designed to encourage play, interaction and curiosity, said Brian Aucone, animal management director for the zoo. "We just want (kids) to explore and experience," he said. The major...

2006-03-20 22:40:00

ATLANTA -- Animals at petting zoos can transmit the potentially deadly E. coli bacteria, underscoring the need to lather up after visiting these facilities, health researchers said on Monday. A study of people who visited Florida petting zoos in March 2005 concluded that the bacteria, which kills 60 people annually in the United States and causes diarrhea and other ailments, can be transmitted through contact with animals. Another study conducted in South Carolina suggested many visitors are...

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