Kim Palaferri / The Telegraph Pam Baker and her granddaughter Megan Clark of Folsom, get a special greeting from Dasher, a miniature horse on a recent sunny day at Folsom City Lions Park. Dasher is being escorted around Folsom Zoo Sanctuary by docent volunteers Lloyd Strong and handler Lanni Koch.
Kim Palaferri / The Telegraph Lannie Koch enjoys her retirement being a hoof pasture docent and handler at the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary. Koch is getting Dasher, a miniature horse ready to go out in the zoo for a visit with zoo guests.
Kim Paleferri / The Telegraph The common rooster feels peaceful roaming the grounds at the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary. Chickens are a common sight around Folsom City Lions Park.
Kim Palaferri / The Telegraph Dasher takes a walk on Folsom Zoo Sanctuary grounds with his handler and docent Lannie Koch.
Kim Palaferri / The Telegraph Quick and agile Forrest, a red fox, watches passersby at the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary.
Kim Palaferri / The Telegraph Pouncer, a tiger born in 2002, spent his early days tied to a 4 foot chain at another rescue facility in Los Angeles. Pouncer, along with 58 other tiger cubs, were rescued and charges were brought against the other facility for animal cruelty and illegal breeding. Today Pouncer has plenty of room to roam at the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary.
Kim Palaferri / The Telegraph Basking in the sun and making the most of the glorious weather is Tahoe, a 350-pound California black bear who was rescued and brought to the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary in 1998.