Zoo Buddies: Sweetie Pie the Emden Goose

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MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Lisa Taylor from the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo, along with Maggie Generoso, President of the Zoological Society, brought in a very vocal Emden goose named Sweetie Pie for Tuesday’s Zoo Buddies segment.

An Emden goose from the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo (Source: KNOE)

Taylor says these geese are very distinctive from other geese species. She says that these omnivores originated from Germany and lay the largest eggs out of any of the geese species.

To visit Sweetie Pie, stop by the Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo on 1405 Bernstein Park Road.

The Zoological Society has partnered with the zoo to create a night event at the zoo called: Rendezvous at the Zoo. Taylor says there will be train and boat rides for folks enjoy.

Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.