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Metro Parks Brings Outdoors to Grove City Nursing Home

March 11, 2020
Grove City, Ohio - Meadow Grove Transitional Care Center residents enjoyed a visit from Carrie Keller, who is the Outreach Coordinator for the Metro Parks. We learned about frogs, toads, turtles, salamanders, and rat snakes. Thank you for coming to Meadow Grove and be sure to visit your area Metro Park. https://www.metroparks.net/

Fun Facts about Amphibians

  • Most amphibians have thin, moist skin that helps them to breathe.
  • Amphibians are considered vertebrates as they have a backbone.
  • Frogs swallow their food whole. The size of what they can eat is determined by the size of their mouths and their stomach.
  • Frogs cannot live in saltwater.
  • All amphibians have gills, some only as larvae and others for their entire lives.
  • It is a myth that you can get warts from touching a frog or toad.
  • A group of frogs is called an army.
  • An amphibian's skin absorbs air and water. This makes them very sensitive to air and water pollution.
  • The world amphibian population is in decline.

Fun Facts about Reptiles

  • Crocodiles, alligators, turtles, tortoises, lizards, and snakes are reptiles
  • Nearly all reptiles lay shelled eggs.
  • Reptiles breathe air.
  • Reptiles are covered in scales or have a bony external plate such as a shell.
  • Nearly all reptiles are cold-blooded.
  • The size of the reptile's brains relative to their body is much smaller than that of mammals.
  • Reptiles use a variety of methods to defend themselves from dangerous situations, such as avoidance, camouflage, hissing, and biting.
  • Lizard and snake species make up the largest number of different reptiles.

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We had fun celebrating in Grove City!

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We included the recipe too!

Happy Easter from Meadow Grove!
We hope you had a wonderful Easter!

A Reason to Be Excited
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Meadow Grove Update
We are looking forward to the day we open our doors to you, until then, please do your part and stay home, and most importantly be well.

Silver Linings through Hard Times
Our resident share messages and laughs with loved ones.

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