Free birds at the zoo

Visitors admire toledo Zoo's aviary free-of-charge

2/17/2014
BLADE STAFF
A Golden-Breasted Starling sits on the edge of the bird feeder.
A Golden-Breasted Starling sits on the edge of the bird feeder.

Jinnie Corthell, left, and her granddaughter Lily Hahn, 7, right;  Jim Corthell, back left, and Zoe Christian, 7, back right.
Jinnie Corthell, left, and her granddaughter Lily Hahn, 7, right; Jim Corthell, back left, and Zoe Christian, 7, back right.

Jinnie Corthell and her granddaughter, Lily Hahn, 7, right, admire the birds in the aviary during a visit to the Toledo Zoo on Monday, when Lucas County residents were admitted at no charge. Mrs. Corthell’s husband, Jim, back left, and Zoe Christian, 7, back right, also enjoy the birds, many of which have free rein inside the aviary. Most county schools were closed because of the holiday.

Siberian tigers lounge outside at the Toledo Zoo admission free for Lucas County residents Monday.
Siberian tigers lounge outside at the Toledo Zoo admission free for Lucas County residents Monday.