It’s not a secret that kids love animals; there’s just something about them that makes kids smile.
Truth be told, most adults do, too! Did you ever notice the number of grownups at the zoo without little kids in tow?
Before little kids grow to learn that some of their favorite animals aren’t the popular Disney characters and can actually be harmful, they are having tea parties with stuffed lions and bears.
Obviously, something they would never be able to do in real life.
However, as they begin to understand that giraffes and elephants are wild animals that you really can’t invite to your birthday party, that love usually sticks with them as they become young adults anyway.
Emphasis on usually.
One high school senior had a completely different reaction when animals were brought into his science class…