Sedalia Middle School teacher Kelsey Wilson's English Language Arts classroom had its third annual Zoo Day on Monday, April 26.

The event is a celebration for students after they have formed opinions on whether animals should be in zoos. Thorni Ridge Exotics brought in its petting zoo, including goats, lemurs, ‬llama,‭ ‬alpaca,‭ ‬zebra,‭ ‬camel,‭ ‬an ‬African Crested Porcupine and more.

Photo 1: Sedalia Middle School student Caleb Nerad creates a little space as he reluctantly feeds a bull elk as part of the Zoo Day event Monday, April 26, at Sedalia Middle School.

Photo 3: As SMS student Taraji McDonald feeds a camel, he remarks with surprise about how much the animal is eating.

Photo 6: Desani Maley pets a lemur from Thorni Ridge Exotics during Sedalia Middle School teacher Kelsey Wilson's annual Zoo Day.

--Photos courtesy Sedalia School District 200

Sedalia School District 200
Sedalia School District 200