Lincoln Children's Zoo to host Sensory Safari wildlife event for children with disabilities


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LINCOLN, Nebraska — The Lincoln Children's Zoo will again host a Sensory Safari for students with disabilities.

The event, also sponsored by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, gives children with disabilities a chance to engage in science exploration through sight, sound, touch and smell. This event will be held Oct. 1 at the zoo.

Stations will include a live fish touch tank, live native reptiles and amphibians, prairie plants, skulls and pelts of Nebraska mammals, birds of Nebraska, live insects and arthropods and smells of nature.

The event costs $3.50 per person. Pre-registration is required at Transportation scholarships are available for school districts seeking to bring students to the event.

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