|Photo collage by Jennifer Roder|
Their assignments were simple. The one-eyed screech owl and the orphaned, lame opossum were asked to greet people arriving at Symphony in the Park at Ijams last Sunday.
As part of the education staff, they are goodwill ambassadors for the nature center. Their human companions were there to answer questions and tell their life histories.
|With Ijams volunteer and UT student, Lam|
Although after over an hour, she began to yawn and soon fell asleep in her handler's arms.
Soon thereafter, I put her to bed.