Free tadpoles give away
SALISBURY ó Barbara Harrison is giving away more than 1,000 tadpoles during Summer Night Out in downtown Salisbury on Friday.
Harrison, also known in the community as ěButterfly Barbara,î said sheíll provide children with 10 tadpoles, a container to keep them in and a small bag of food.
ěThey are very easy to care for,î she said.
The tadpoles will likely grow into tree frogs, although Harrison is uncertain. She said they definitely arenít toads.
Harrison said by giving children the tadpoles she providing a hands-on learning experience.
ěI want to excite them about nature and educate them to make them aware in hopes that they will become good stewards of Godís creation.î
Harrisonís table will also have information about other amphibians, reptiles and insects. Sheíll have frogs, snakes, turtles and wooly worms for children to touch.
ěSo many of these things you rarely see anymore,î she said.
Sheíll have a table set up outside her shop Cinderellaís Closet at 218 B Main St.