Tue Aug 13 09:23:26 PDT 2019
Zoo Buddies 8-13-2019
Lisa Taylor joins us on the set with a Gaint South American River Turtle friend named Tiny. Tiny will grow to be 200 pounds and up to 3 feet wide as an adult! They are teh largest freshwater turtles in South America. They play an important role in the environment by transferring fruit and plant seeds up and down rivers, resulting in more plants.
The Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo is one of northeast Louisiana's premiere attractions with nearly 100,000 annual visitors. We are a true zoo with Lions, Tigers and Bears. We have Zebra, Bison, Elk, baboons, gibbons and many other animals from around the world. We have a large number of birds and a reptile house. The Hall of Small is an immersive insect exhibit with hands on interactive opportunities. We have about 400 animals of about 200 species. We also have 27 acres of landscaped grounds with many interesting plants and a walk through greenhouse.
Meanwhile, the West Monroe Police Department has opened a new substation at the West Monroe Community Center.
Wednesday Evening Weather Forecast with Chief Meteorologist Marcus Walter
LaDamien Bradford signs to play basketball at Texas A&M.
Ruston is this week's Little Caesar's Team of the Week.
A few local LHSAA high school playoff games have been moved to Thursday instead of Friday.