Wildlife center opening for season in Frankfort

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Salato Wildlife Education Center in Frankfort will be opening for the season next week.

The center features native species of Kentucky, including exhibits of snakes, turtles, frogs and fish. It opens March 1.

An outdoor exhibit trail allows views of black bear, deer, bison, an eagle, turkey, elk and more.

The center’s newest addition is a young bobcat. The cat will be on display in the bobcat exhibit daily from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Visitors can also get a closer look at some of the center’s animals during a special “Meet-A-Critter” event on Saturday, March 5.

The Salato Center off U.S. 60, west of the U.S. 127 intersection. It is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

 

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