Passion For Animals, Burbank, California
A Passion for Animals - The Connection Newspapers
On Thursday, the 90-year-old actress visits the Smithsonian Associates, an educational division of the museum complex, to discuss her career and longtime passion for animals. She will be signing copies of her book, "Betty and Friends: My Life at the Zoo."
"From a young age, I have always had a passion for animals
Anderson was at Sunway Lagoon’s Wild Life Park recently to talk about the new season of America the Wild and also of his passion for animals where he waxed lyrical about an albino Burmese python, a small-toothed palm civet, an eagle owl and a slow loris brought out by the park rangers.
We share in your passion for animals andappreciate the hours and efforts you take to fundraise – whether it’s through servingas a Team Captain, holding a fundraiser, going door to door, or all of theabove! These gifts are just small tokensof our thanks for all that you do. I combine my art with my passion for animals by taking regular field trips out to places that inspire me with ideas. I like to take plenty of photos of animals in their natural surroundings. I also like to read books and study artwork of past and modern masters to gain an understanding of how animals can be portrayed correctly in art.My passion for animals has always been with me. I grew up on a small hobby farm which was surrounded by other farms with animals, and the farm itself housed chickens, birds, pigs, dogs, along with the wildlife that would come in to visit. I remember having a passion for drawing cartoon characters such as Simba from Lion King and having a particular interest in large creatures such as Whales and Dinosaurs. My artwork mainly focusses on the wide variety of birds, this is probably due to the fact that the area I live in is filled with a huge variety of birds, both local and migrants that fly in from as far away as New Guinea.DJ and Jim share a passion for saving animals and they have made that their purpose in life. Based on DJ's artwork, they created to save wildlife. An exclusive line of products featuring DJ's paintings of wild animal eyes are offered for sale with 25% of all profits donated to wildife conservation and habitat preservation organizations worldwide.