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Waterloo schoolchildren meet Tropical Forest Roadshow

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Children from Johanna Primary School in Waterloo have met some live creatures at Oxo Tower Wharf.

Waterloo schoolchildren meet Tropical Forest Roadshow
Waterloo schoolchildren meet Tropical Forest Roadshow

The year six class, visiting the.[email protected] to see Roger Hooper's Exposed: Endangered Wildlife photographic exhibition, enjoyed a morning spent seeing and touching spiders, lizards and snakes.

There was noisy excitement as Alice Purdy from the Tropical Forest at Syon Park produced a scorpion and called for volunteers to let their hand be a platform for others to view the creature.

Also present was Tropical Forest founder Tony Purdy who helped to drape the snakes around the necks of several keen volunteers.

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