An assembly at the Mancos school will be on Friday, Nov. 9 at 9:30 a.m. The kids will learn about outback adventures in Australia and New Zealand.
Wildlife Encounters, the group bringing the assembly, will showcase live animals and talk about their survival, natural history, geography, natural behaviors and conservation education. Grab your passport and come on an adventure to the Land Down Under.
Wildlife Encounters works with Mutual of Omahas Wild Kingdom and they are currently airing on Animal Planet promoting awareness and enthusiasm for wildlife conservation education, both at the grass roots community level and on a national scale.
Each presentation will feature live animal ambassadors from Australia, New Guinea and New Zealand. Animals in the show range from 5 - 8 animals from the following list. The list is subject to change due to individual state and federal laws and regulations.
Kangaroo or Wallaby
Salt Water Crocodile
Australian Snakes, Lizards and Skinks
Lesser Flying Phalanger
Australian Bird of Prey