The Woodland Park Zoo

When the grandkids come to visit you have an excuse to do all those “childish” things you really wanted to do anyway. So we headed out to visit the Woodland Park Zoo with our own little monkeys.

At first it was a bit like the beginning of Jurassic Park. All we were seeing were empty paddocks where the animals should have been. We were beginning to think the only animals were the ones in the brochure, but as we worked our way back into the zoo, which is much larger than it appears on the map, we started to encounter all kinds of furry and scaly creatures.

A zoo is a bit like Christmas; it can only fully be experienced through the eyes of children. It certainly turned out to be a half-day well spent. We could have easily spent the whole day, but Poopah and Meemaw started to “poop out.”

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What?

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Cutie!

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A dragon!

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Taming the dragon …

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Rhaaarrrrrr!

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The elephants were shy …

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The orangutan impersonating a homeless person …

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How cute is this!?!?!

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And it gets EVEN cuter!

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No zoo is complete without the petting zoo!

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