We have done a number of field trip outings to the Edmonton Valley Zoo over the years, but this was the first time heading out in the middle of winter! This past Friday, we bundled up in our warm winter clothes, packed up the RMHCNA bus and headed out. We were greeted by zookeeper Derrick who enthusiastically gave us our own behind the scenes tour of the zoo. I’m not sure if the kids were more excited about petting a seal, feeding a lemur, seeing red panda babies or learning about how a snake smells with it’s tongue. I know my favourite part was watching their reactions!

Thank you to the Edmonton Valley Zoo and to Zookeeper Derrick for yet another fantastic adventure.