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Country Ark Farm festivities

This wallaby is a member of the kangaroo family, and would typically be found in areas of Australia and New Guinea. Although averaging 18 inches in height, wallabies can jump up to 13 feet and use their tails to create a stable tripod with their hind legs.

June 7, 2012

An interesting collection of exotic and domestic animals were featured at a recent Open Farm Day at Country Ark Farm (CAF) near Milford, PA. Run by the Ciancitto family and a group of volunteers for the past 23 years, the non-profit foundation provides recreational, pet and art therapy experiences for mentally, emotionally and physically challenged children and adults. CAF is housed on a 26-acre property which is home to an assortment of well-socialized animals that have been hand-raised for the various programs offered.

CAF relies on the financial support of local foundations, businesses and individuals. Donations are most welcome and items such as towels, cat food and dog food are always needed. Read more about CAF in The River Reporter at or visit for more information.