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Fairmont students enjoy Jack Hanna presentation

Times West Virginian photo by Tammy Shriver Jack Hanna visited Colebank Hall on the shared campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College on Wednesday night with animals from the Columbus Zoo. From left: Director emeritus of Columbus Zoo and wildlife correspondent Jack Hanna, animal handler Tommy Dodge, student activities director for FSU and Pierpont Jackie Inskeep, FSU student Kayla Ferrel and a two-toed sloth.

Times West Virginian photo by Tammy Shriver
Jack Hanna visited Colebank Hall on the shared campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College on Wednesday night with animals from the Columbus Zoo. From left: Director emeritus of Columbus Zoo and wildlife correspondent Jack Hanna, animal handler Tommy Dodge, student activities director for FSU and Pierpont Jackie Inskeep, FSU student Kayla Ferrel and a two-toed sloth.

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Students at Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College got to see Jack Hanna, the director emeritus of the Columbus Zoo and a wildlife correspondent, and animals from the Columbus Zoo on Wednesday.

Hanna came to campus with animals and shared stories and facts about animals during a program at Colebank Hall.

Hanna brought a red kangaroo, a palm civet, two serval cats, a bear cat, a fennec fox, a two-toed sloth, a ring-tailed lemur, a black-footed penguin, and an Amur leopard to the event for students to see.

Hanna also shared videos of encounters he has had with animals during his career and clips from some of his appearances on the “Late Show…

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