Wild Animals Visit Doernbecher Children's Hospital

06/27/01    Portland, Ore.


Patients will have an opportunity to touch a python, giant African frog, two North American alligators, and a macaw, when Mutual of Omaha's Wildlife Heritage Center comes to Oregon Health & Science University's Doernbecher Children's Hospital, as part of a nationwide conservation education program.
The animals will be accompanied by Jim Fowler, previous host of "Wild Kingdom," and current executive director of the Wildlife Heritage Center. Fowler appears on "The Today Show" and is the wildlife expert on the "Animal Planet."


June 28, 10 a.m.


Doernbecher Children's Hospital, OHSU, Marquam Hill campus