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Tatnuck hosts fun, educational animal experience

Tyler Miller, 22 months, hugs a chinchilla.

Westborough – Families attended a fun and educational program presented Feb. 19 at Tatnuck Bookseller by Dave Marchetti of Animal Experiences. Afterward, children of all ages got the chance to handle many live animals including frogs, snakes, turtles, a chinchilla, a hedgehog, a lizard and a rabbit. Marchetti is the author of three books: “Nestle's Big Adventure,” “The Frog with Slippery Fingers” and “Steve the Stickleback.”

Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Dave Marchetti, of Animal Experiences, displays a snake.

Kayla Niece, 7, and her brother, Matthew, 5, take turns handling a turtle.

A boa constrictor wraps around Joseph Marino, 6.

Nicholas Brainerd, 3, takes a close-up look at an alligator.

Layla, 3, lifts a turtle.

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  1. Great photos!! Thank you for covering this event!

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