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Annual water wings and wildlife festival

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Lots of families were at the Flint Riverquarium today for their annual Water Wings and Wildlife Festival. Young people had the chance to see all kinds of animals, including snakes.

Kids could also build their own birdhouse or go fishing in the fountain. The goal is to teach people about water conservation and natural resources.

"Its an event that kind of brings awareness to water conservation, and just the aquatic animals enviroment, so its just kind of a celebration of that. Of water conservation and of natural resources," says Melissa Martin, Education Manager.

Families could also see other animals like hawks and owls.

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