Reptile Gardens – August 2016

Had a great time visiting Reptile Gardens last week. Love their bird show! I was also very lucky and was in the dome as they were feeding the snake collection. After watching the keeper dodge two black mambas as they lunged at him I don’t envy that job at all. That being said, I do have a couple photos of snakes going to town on mice/rats, so if that’s not your thing proceed with caution.

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Bear Country USA – August 2016

After driving by Bear Country so many times I finally made it inside. Unfortunately it was in the middle of a warm afternoon so most of the animals were keeping a low profile. At least the badgers and the bear cubs were still very active and were very enjoyable to watch. As always click any image to view larger.

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Denver Zoo – March 2016


While in Denver last month I spent two days at the Denver Zoo. I highly recommend a visit if you’re ever in the Denver area. Founded in 1896 some areas, such as the feline building, are a bit old school zoo design and feel a bit cramped. But other exhibit spaces are modern and very spacious. In fact the elephant habitat is said to be one of the largest in the world! Continue reading