Rain forest animals to be showcased at event

Rain forest animals to be showcased at event

DANVILLE – People can see alligators, jungle cats, monkeys and colorful birds that live in the rain forest without having to leave town.

Understanding Wildlife, a nonprofit organization, will present "Live on Stage, the Rain Forest" at Edison Elementary School on May 8.

The family event, which is open to the public, will be held at 6 p.m. at the school, 2101 N. Vermilion St. in Danville.

The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children. Children 2 and younger are free.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

At the event, animal trainers will show alligators, snakes, jungle cats, monkeys, parrots, macaws, cockatoos and other living creatures.

The trainers also will explain how energy conservation and recycling will help save animals and preserve the rain forest.

For information, call Edison Elementary at 444-3350.

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