Wetland Animals Super Saturday Set for Feb. 7th

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Alligators, snakes and turtles will be featured at the Pascagoula School District’s Wetland Animals Super Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 7th, 2015, at the district’s Aaron Jones Family Interactive Center.

Exhibitors will include the Gulf Coast Gator Ranch, The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies, Wild at Heart Rescue, Ward Bayou Game, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, The Pascagoula River Audubon Center, Scranton’s Nature Museum, Mississippi Department of Marine Resources Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Dauphin Island Sea Lab and Mississippi Museum of Natural Science from Jackson, Miss.

Participants will be able to view animal and reptile fossils, try their hand at throwing cast nets, learn all about the flora and fauna of the local environment and make fish prints.

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“This free Super Saturday is the most popular event of the year at our Family Interactive Center,” said Superintendent Wayne Rodolfich. “Children of all ages really enjoy getting a close look at all the wetland animals at this event. All of our rooms will also be open for play so we invite everyone to come out to learn about our wetland animals and enjoy time together as a family.”