3 Interesting Ways To Show Your Love In Lufkin, Texas
Every year around Valentine's Day local zoos across the country engage in fundraising by naming an animal's meal after an ex. You could even name a tasty cockroach after an unsavory boss, giving you a little catharsis.
I understand that there are people that don't get those warm fuzzy feelings around Valentine's Day. That kind of negative take on the holiday of love in a town with the slogan "You'll Love Lufkin!" would never do.
The Ellen Trout Zoo is putting a positive spin on a new Valentine's Day tradition. Instead of naming a meal for someone you dislike, name a zoo snack after someone you love.
Support The Ellen Trout Zoo For Valentine's Day
Don't run out to the corner store at the last minute and buy your loved one a diet-killing piece of chocolate or another piece of clutter for the house. Give them a laugh by naming a cricket, mealworm, or rodent after them.
Supporting them in this unique way not only helps the zoo, but could also be a fond memory for years to come. The strangeness of this gift makes for some interesting conversations when people get asked what they got for Valentine's Day.
You can choose between a mealworm, cricket, or rodent to name after your favorite person. Then on Valentine's Day the zoo will email a certificate to the person of your choice, including details on what you named the treat, what animal received the treat, and who purchased it for them.
- Mealworm $5
- Cricket $15
- Rodent $25
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