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Japanese study abroad students spend day at Holland Elementary in Fresno

Hello School student Wakana Sugimoto, 10, of Kochi, Japan, and Holland Elementary School student Arieaunna Loredo, 10, share their experience in Fresno on Friday, August 26, 2016. Twelve students are visiting from the Hello English School in Kochi, Japan, part of a longstanding relationship between Kochi and Holland Elementary, and are spending a week in Fresno.

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Holland School greets visiting students from Kochi, Japan

Holland Elementary students said “konnichi wa” on Friday to 12 students visiting from Kochi, Japan, part of a long-standing relationship between the town and school. Kochi and the city of Fresno have been sister cities since 1965, and students from Kochi first visited Holland Elementary 51 years ago.

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Remember the Malayan tigers? Here's a look back at their first year at Fresno Chaffee Zoo

These tiger cubs were met with much fanfare after their birth in January 2014. Brothers Berani and Cinta were moved to the San Diego Zoo, while sister Batari was moved to the Exotic Feline Breeding Compound in Rosamond. Arya remains at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo. Conservationists estimate there are only about 300 Malayan tigers left in the wild.
The Fresno Bee
Remember the Malayan tigers? Here's a look back at their first year at Fresno Chaffee Zoo 1:53

Remember the Malayan tigers? Here's a look back at their first year at Fresno Chaffee Zoo

Japanese study abroad students spend day at Holland Elementary in Fresno 2:04

Japanese study abroad students spend day at Holland Elementary in Fresno

Fresno Fire Department welcomes 16 firefighter trainees and makes promotions 1:24

Fresno Fire Department welcomes 16 firefighter trainees and makes promotions

Robbers hit three Fresno convenience stores 3:37

Robbers hit three Fresno convenience stores