Kids delighted to make postcards from elephant dung

Participants make postcards using elephant dung pulp at Kumamoto Zoo over the weekend.
Participants make postcards using elephant dung pulp at Kumamoto Zoo over the weekend.

2008-06-16 - Kumamoto, Japan
Children were delighted to get the chance over the weekend to make postcards using recycled elephant dung at Kumamoto Zoo. The 10 elementary school pupils made the environmentally friendly postcards as part of a program that started in 2006 and will be held again next month. "It was great fun," said Hayato Yonemura, a 7-year-old first grader who has taken part in the postcard program since his kindergarten days. Hayato's mom lauded the program "It's great if it helps the kids develop an understa...

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