zoos

nothing wasted

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only click on the pictures below if you aren’t eating. changes your perspective on the top picture doesn’t it !

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auckland zoo

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walking the pigs, but not the lions

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one of those long nosed things

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a proud lion (and friend)

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running ostriches are always funny

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and a kiwi

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kiwi hippo

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it’s an aucklandish hippo.  which makes it a kiwi i guess.

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exit via the alligator

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do you see what they did here ?  it’s a good way of making sure no one ever gives the zoo a bad review AND it keeps the alligator fed

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some animals

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here are some animal from a zoo we went to back in january.  just found them in my pending pile.

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zoo thing

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i can’t remember what these things are called or even where i took the picture.  oh well.

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seal

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arthur the camel

i recon this camel is called Arthur (‘R4’).  Probably txt spk for the younger zoo visitor.

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baby rhino

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esther thought the baby rhino looked like a robot. which it did

penguins

penguins are great.  each of these photos deserves it’s own caption.  but you’d be sick of penguins if i posted them all separately, so have a giant penguin post instead.

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danger at the zoo

i like zoo signs like these.  it suggests there’s some real danger about.

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for example you might have a chunk bitten out of your little finger

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or perhaps 2 of your fingers and most of your hand pecked off

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which is probably why they left some gloves on these railings

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here’s a good danger medley

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even apples are forbidden

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and of course, special signs for the lemurs are in order.

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never smile at a lemur when you’ve got food near by

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