For a roaring good time, Wild Wonders Productions, located in Carlsbad, Calif., sends exotic animals with knowledgeable trainers to events around the U.S. The licensed and insured company cares for some 75 “animal ambassadors,” including an alligator, a hedgehog, an arctic fox and a wallaby. Exotic creatures such as a hyrax and a coatimundi are also available for events. All trainers are experienced in public education and animal care. For more information, call 760/630-9230, or visit www.wildwonders.org.