Fairgoers Find It’s A Wild World

Show Explores Animal Kingdom

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Posted: August 14, 2014

Megan Heyl gets a kiss from Orville the Binturong, or bearcat, during the Wild World of Animals show at the Rockingham County Fair on Tuesday. Binturongs are omnivores, native to Southeast Asia. (Photos by Jason Lenhart / DN-R)
Megan Heyl shows off an African spurred tortoise during the Wild World of Animals show at the Rockingham County Fair on Tuesday.
Heyl holds an alligator snapping turtle, one of a number of exotic animals that fair attendees were treated to at the show.

HARRISONBURG — Like many who find themselves at county fairs each year, Megan Heyl was pretty much destined for it at a young age.

But as opposed to raising livestock or outfitting an old car...



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