“I didn’t want to do just one tiny section and leave the whole thing empty,” says Nico Gomez while in front of his mural at Lowell Elementary on July 26 in Everett. The Belize native took several weeks off from work to complete the mural with a school mascot leopard theme. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Leapin’ leopards! It’s a jungle out there at Lowell Elementary

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