Animal shots of the week

Reid Park Zoo educator Lauren Cmiel, left, holds a blue-tongue skink as part of the zoo's animal encounter at the Sonoran Science Academy Spring Festival on Saturday, April 6, 2013, at the school, 2325 W. Sunset Road, in Tucson, Ariz. Hundreds of kids and parents turned out for the free festival packed with inflatables, a Silly String arena, animal encounters, a human-sized hamster ball race and dozens of demonstrations from local companies and law enforcement agencies. Photo by Mike Christy / Arizona Daily Star

April 14, 2013 4:39 pm  •