MINI ZOO ESTABLISHED IN THE GARDEN OF A KINDERGARTEN IN HATAYAdministrators and teachers of the Portakal Çiçeği Kindergarten in Dörtyol district of Hatay province established a mini zoo in order to provide opportunity to students to develop their sport and social skills.
The school administration of the Portakal Çiçeği Kindergarten at the Dörtyol district of Hatay established an adventure park including zip line, balance rope and climb route.
Later, teachers joined their forces in order to establish a mini zoo and finally they founded a small petting zoo including quails, silkworms, goats, rabbits, dogs, chicken and geese.
Noting that these two parks are the first of their kinds in a kindergarten, School Principal Ömer Burgaç said, "Animals are living in cages and huts. There are total of 32 animals from 8 different species in the zoo. We are taking care of the zoo and the animals."
Teacher Sümeyye Yücel stressed that they have worked hard in order to complete the construction of the zoo adding that they aim at encouraging students to become sensitive about environment and animals.