Chad, a 15-year-old small, colorful bird with a huge personality whistled and performed tricks for Penn State Brandywine education majors during a visit by the Philadelphia Zoo on Wheels to campus on Monday, Dec. 8. Zoo on Wheels is a program that uses exotic animals to educate the public.
Philadelphia Zoo on Wheels expert Vanessa Torti clutches Timothy, a nervous 4-year-old chinchilla, during a visit to Penn State Brandywine to promote the use of zoo animals as classroom learning tools for elementary education majors and others at the campus.
Students meet Rhonda, a 20-year-old Galapagos turtle, in the Vairo Library during a visit from the Philadelphia Zoo on Wheels.
Lucille, a 10-year-old python, curiously explored the Penn State Brandywine Vairo Library while students watched from a safe distance.