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By Tony Ault
Staff Writer 

Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve delights children and families during Family Wildlife Day

 

Last updated 11/9/2018 at 4:15am

Shane Gibson

Children get a close look at a savannah monitor lizard during the annual Santa Rosa Plateau Family Wildlife Day presented by the Santa Rosa Plateau Nature Education Foundation and Riverside County Regional Park and Open Space District, Nov. 3.

The spooky snakes, spiders and bats that enhanced children's fears on Halloween night were cast away for hundreds of the little ones attending the annual Family Wildlife Day, Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve.

The Family Wildlife Day in Murrieta brought nearly 500 people, mostly children, to support the Santa Rosa Plateau Foundation bring school children to the reserve each year.

Included in the exhibits were zoologists and naturalists in the fields of herpetology, entomology and chiropterologists or the study of bats, with their living specimens, all harmless...



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