Camel at northern Michigan petting zoo turns 10

Courtesy: Lewis Farms & Petting Zoo

OCEANA COUNTY, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU)-- A northern Michigan camel celebrated his 10th birthday.

Lewis Farms and Petting Zoo hosted a birthday party for Jeffery the Camel on Saturday.

Jeffrey's birthday featured a cake, music, face painting and a scavenger hunt. The event also featured a corn roast with all-you-can-eat corn on the cob.

“Jeffrey is loved by people near and far, he receives birthday cards from fans all over the world, we all sing him happy birthday and feed him cake,” said owner Cindy Lewis. “There is a giant birthday card for all of the guests to sign, it’s just a really fun time for everyone, especially Jeffrey.”

The annual event is held the second Saturday of August and brings the community together to celebrate Jeffrey.

Lewis Farms and Petting Zoo is open 7 days a week and is located just off of US 31 at 4180 West M-20, New Era MI, 49446.

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