By Robert Medley
Children who attended a spring break camp at the City of Yukon’s Community Center had a chance to see some exotic animals Tuesday, March 12.
Peter Farrell of Extreme Animals visited the Community Center on S. Holly Avenue with a variety of small animals that could be handled and petted.
Colt Burton, 8, and Benjamin Pritchett, 8, both held ferrets during the visit.
Jason Lara, 8 and Cameron Crawford, 8, also took part in the fun and passed along the ferrets to hold and pet.
Farrell introduced the children to another animal that arrived in a sack. It was a kinkajou, an exotic animal from the rain forest that is related to the racoon.
The kinkajou is native to Central America and South America.
Farrell let the kinkajou out of a sack and the little animal held on to his arm as he showed the children the kinkajou.
Spring break for Yukon children was March 15 to March 19.