Do Capybaras make good pets? Can you raise a baby skunk without getting sprayed? The world is filled with amazing animals and it may surprise you that people keep more than just cats, dogs, and hamsters as pets. Some animals require more work than others but for pet owners, pet companionship makes the effort totally worth it. Today we’ll learn about some of the strangest pets, relax with wild yoga, and create cool paper animal masks to transform into our favorite animals.
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What is the strangest animal you think would make a great pet?
30 - 45 minutes
A Giant Pet Rodent?
For many, the idea of having a rodent in the house is crazy! Now imagine having the world’s largest rodent as a pet. Meet Gari, a Capybara who enjoys swimming and playing in his Texas home. Capybaras are giant rodents native to South America. So what’s a
Gorilla and Man, Together Again
Would a gorilla remember you if you raised it as a child? Check out this heartwarming story of Zookeeper Damian Aspinall and his loyal Gorilla friend, Kwibi, who remembered him after years apart.
What’s That Smell?
Okay, we’ll admit, this skunk is pretty darn cute. Would you have one as a pet? Even if they might spray you!?
A Day in The Life of a Pet Raccoon
In the long list of unconventional pets, a raccoon is pretty up there. Check out a day in the life of Tito, a quirky raccoon with some cool tricks!
15 - 30 minutes
Release your wild side by making an animal mask! Grab a paper plate, paint, markers, glue, and construction paper and let’s get crafting!
10 - 15 minutes
You’ve made it through the week! Give yourself a pat on the back and unwind with Animal Yoga. Yoga is a great way to exercise your body and relax after a long week. Try it out!