7/17/2017 4:08:00 PM Children fascinated by RAD Zoo animals
Eva Biffert of Stewartville, right, says hello to a baby alligator at the Stewartville Civic Center on Wednesday, July 12. Melissa Pastika, owner of the RAD (Reptile & Amphibian Discovery) Zoo of Owatonna, left, brought the alligator and many other animals to the Civic Center, including turtles, lizards and snakes.
Melissa Pastika wasn't alone when she visited the Stewartville Civic Center last week. Pastika, owner of the RAD (Reptile & Amphibian Discovery) Zoo of Owatonna, was accompanied by a frog, a toad, turtles, lizards, snakes and a baby alligator. She also brought plenty of information to share with a large group of children, many of whom attend Tiger Time at the Central Education Center... For more on this story pick up your copy of the July 18 Stewartville STAR.