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Ferrets, Lizards, More, Oh My

DAILY LEADER / KATIE WILLIAMSON / The Jackson ZooMobile filled with live animals visited Brookhaven Thursday. Children at the Lincoln-Lawrence-Franklin Regional Library learned about different animals, their habitats and adaptations. Malachi Williams pets a ferret during the visit to the library.

DAILY LEADER / KATIE WILLIAMSON / The Jackson ZooMobile filled with live animals visited Brookhaven Thursday. Children at the Lincoln-Lawrence-Franklin Regional Library learned about different animals, their habitats and adaptations. Malachi Williams pets a ferret during the visit to the library.

Emma Bower, 6; Zayleigh Rippy, 2; Zander Rippy, 8; and Zad Rippy watch as a lizard eats a cricket. Thursday's visit from the ZooMobile was part of July's "Fizz, Boom, Read" program at the library.

Emma Bower, 6; Zayleigh Rippy, 2; Zander Rippy, 8; and Zad Rippy watch as a lizard eats a cricket. Thursday’s visit from the ZooMobile was part of July’s “Fizz, Boom, Read” program at the library.

Children observe a snake slither on a table at the Lincoln-Lawrence-Franklin Regional Library on Thursday.

Children observe a snake slither on a table at the Lincoln-Lawrence-Franklin Regional Library on Thursday.

Angela Lee, 12, touches a box turtle at the Lincoln-Lawrence-Franklin Regional Library.

Angela Lee, 12, touches a box turtle at the Lincoln-Lawrence-Franklin Regional Library.