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Tom Smart, Deseret News
Noah Maddock enjoys a baby duck at the Baby Animal Season Kick-off at This Is the Place Heritage Park Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

SALT LAKE CITY — Children had the opportunity Thursday to spend some time with cute, cuddly baby animals at This Is the Place Heritage Park.

The event was the Baby Animal Season Kick-Off at the park, and it runs through Sunday.