Stella watched as Whit retrieved a bucket from the long line of hooks. "So how do we do this?"
|illustration by Stephanie Graegin|
Stella grabbed a carrot and held it out to Lila. Her eyes widened as Lila curled her trunk around it and pulled the carrot from her hand. "It tickles."
Want to have an interactive zoo experience of your own? Here's a list of zoos that offer (for a price) all sorts of special animal encounters, as compiled by Mental Floss magazine.
And here is a link to pictures of my family's Baby Tiger Experience at the Gulf Shores Zoo (Alabama). Enjoy!