Wild Kingdom animals visit Omaha school

Jim Fowler and Peter Gros of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom visited St. Wenceslaus School in Omaha on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. The visit was part of the show’s 50th anniversary celebration.

Burmese python handlers, from left, Alex Henry, Katrina Roth, Chloe Hawkins, Jimmy Boler and Mason Kenkel, all seventh-graders. KENT SIEVERS/THE WORLD-HERALD

Students react to a crocodile. KENT SIEVERS/THE WORLD-HERALD

Students react to a very quick kangaroo. KENT SIEVERS/THE WORLD-HERALD

Students watch a nibbling, dangling kinkajou, aka honey bear.
Jim Fowler and Peter Gros of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom visit St. Wenceclaus School, 15353 Pacific St., Omaha, on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. KENT SIEVERS/THE WORLD-HERALD

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Peter Gros displays a fennec fox. KENT SIEVERS/THE WORLD-HERALD

Jim Fowler talks to the students about animal behavior. KENT SIEVERS/THE WORLD-HERALD

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