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Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
It's all about bears at the North Carolina Zoo Saturday, June 15, when the park celebrates "Bear Necessities"—when guests can explore the life of bears.
Saturday's event will feature grizzly, polar and black bears and will be highlighted with keeper talks, information stations and educational displays from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the bear exhibits.
A Teddy Bear clinic will be held outside the North America entrance, where young visitors can bring their teddy bears or other stuffed friends for a check-up with zoo veterinary staff.
Those participating in the clinic will also be entered into a drawing to win a new teddy bear from the zoo's Earth explorer gift shop.
All bear activities are free with paid admission.
The ongoing Dinosaurs! exhibit continues at the park through October. Fifteen animatronic creatures, representing more than a dozen dinosaur species, inhabit a forest exhibit created just for this zoo attraction. There is a $4 admission fee for this exhibit.