Bethlehem Press

Monday, September 16, 2019
PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELANDFace painting is always a good way to start at the zoo. Here Amelia Sanchez, 5, Salisbury, was in the capable hands of Patty Miller of the Lehigh Valley Zoo. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELANDFace painting is always a good way to start at the zoo. Here Amelia Sanchez, 5, Salisbury, was in the capable hands of Patty Miller of the Lehigh Valley Zoo. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Mike Kemery and daughter Katie, 5, join Captain Marvel and Captain America. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography Mike Kemery and daughter Katie, 5, join Captain Marvel and Captain America. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
There’s nothing better than putting a Super Dad in with Super Heroes: Cassidy, 5 and Gavin,3 join dad Kurt Royer with Captain Marvel and Captain America. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography There’s nothing better than putting a Super Dad in with Super Heroes: Cassidy, 5 and Gavin,3 join dad Kurt Royer with Captain Marvel and Captain America. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Lunch time! Murphy, the Lehigh Valley Zoo’s first Masai Giraffe is not bashful when it’s time to be fed by zoo visitors. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography Lunch time! Murphy, the Lehigh Valley Zoo’s first Masai Giraffe is not bashful when it’s time to be fed by zoo visitors. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Up close and personal! Josh Novak, Allentown with children Ryder,2, and Briar, 5, feed the younger Masai Giraffe, Tatu, at the Lehigh Valley Zoo. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography Up close and personal! Josh Novak, Allentown with children Ryder,2, and Briar, 5, feed the younger Masai Giraffe, Tatu, at the Lehigh Valley Zoo. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Maggie Holloway and Chris Jaynes, describe a Pancake Tortoise to visitors at the zoo. Native to Africa, these tortoise are unable to retract their heads into their shells as most tortoises can do. However, their unique shape allows them to quickly hid under rocks when approached by predators. They are also the fastest tortoises being able to run at 8 miles per hour. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography Maggie Holloway and Chris Jaynes, describe a Pancake Tortoise to visitors at the zoo. Native to Africa, these tortoise are unable to retract their heads into their shells as most tortoises can do. However, their unique shape allows them to quickly hid under rocks when approached by predators. They are also the fastest tortoises being able to run at 8 miles per hour. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
John Pham, Bethlehem, was interested in the Pancake Tortoise during Animal Mingle at the Lehigh Valley Zoo on Father’s Day. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography John Pham, Bethlehem, was interested in the Pancake Tortoise during Animal Mingle at the Lehigh Valley Zoo on Father’s Day. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography

Article By: The Press

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Father’s Day was celebrated at the Lehigh Valley Zoo with activities geared to Dads and families. The “Avenger” Captain Marvel and Captain America were on hand to keep the families safe from unwanted aliens as well as pose with dads and families for photos. Despite the threat of rain, most of the day remained dry and the zoo filled with families wanting to enjoy time with the residents of the zoo.