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Photostory: A walk on the wild side

Peter Gros, co-host of “Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom,” shared stories and short videos of his travels in the wild while presenting animals to the Amphitheater audience, including many young Chautauquans, during Wednesday evening’s Family Entertainment Series program. Above, young audience members meet a porcupine, and at right, Aaron Stackpole, 9, volunteers to join Gros onstage to handle a snake-like reptiles.

Photos by Lauren Rock.

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Where the wild things are

Though bats are typically the sole animal inhabitants of the Chautauqua Amphitheater, today an alligator, a falcon, a porcupine and several other creatures will grace the stage with Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom’s Peter Gros.

The program, part of the Family Entertainment Series, kicks off at 7:30 p.m. in the Amp.

“I hope to excite families about nature and wildlife” Gros said, “and inspire them to connect with the natural world.”

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