Se­niors get close look at wildlife

Joondalup Times - - OPINION -

Pic­tures: Martin Ken­nealey d475107 KOALAS and kan­ga­roos took to a habi­tat of a dif­fer­ent kind re­cently.

Bethanie Kings­ley’s aged care fa­cil­ity wel­comed WestOz Wildlife last month to cel­e­brate Se­niors Week.

Themed All Things Aussie, the event al­lowed res­i­dents and their fam­i­lies to get up close to Aus­tralian an­i­mals and learn about their his­tory, habits and con­ser­va­tion from the an­i­mal han­dlers.

Seven of the nona­ge­nar­i­ans... Roy Wil­liams, Ron Rogers, Dar­rell John­son (all 90), Ron Harcourt (93), Eric Yates (90), Joan Quin­lan (91) and the queen of the bunch, Chris White (94).

Bethanie Kings­ley res­i­dent Mar­garet Turner with Ju­dah.

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