Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Kids, Adults Enjoy Father's Day 'Campout with Dad' at Topeka Zoo

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Kids, Adults Enjoy Father's Day 'Campout with Dad' at Topeka Zoo

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On Saturday evening, Johnny Horne pulled a cart loaded with camping gear into the Topeka Zoo as his 3-year-old daughter, Emma, followed with a Disney princess backpack on her shoulders.

"She's experienced," Horne said of his daughter, adding they also camped out at the zoo last year during the Father's Day Campout with Dad, and Emma enjoyed the animals.

Zoo staff said 500 campers registered to attend the Father's Day event, now in its sixth year. By 6:15 p.m., tents covered the north lawn inside the zoo, and campers had started several of the activities scheduled for the evening, including activities with the zoo's otters, elephants, tigers and lions.

William Mulari, his daughter, Tasha Noel, and granddaughter, Celia Noel, eagerly baited their hooks and almost immediately began catching fish in the pond. …

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