Students meet neat creatures in Levittown

Hissing cockroaches, bearded dragons and leopard geckos are some of the creatures that students got to check out today in Levittown.

Hissing cockroaches, bearded dragons and leopard geckos are some of the creatures that students got to check out today in Levittown.

Hissing cockroaches, bearded dragons and leopard geckos are some of the creatures that students got to check out today in Levittown. (3/9/15)

LEVITTOWN - Hissing cockroaches, bearded dragons and leopard geckos are some of the creatures that students got to check out today in Levittown.

First-graders from Gardners Avenue Elementary School spent part of the day checking out exotic animals during a visit to MacArthur High School.

"It's an opportunity for them to see animals they hadn't seen before, spark some curiosity, spark some interest," says Dr. David Friedman, a teacher at the school.

It marked the second year that the young students have gone to the high school for the event.

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