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Adelaide Zoo again

7 Jun

While Baby Bear has to work I spent the morning catching up on ANZ Netball and the afternoon back at the zoo.

This is the first time I’ve seen the hippo out of the water 🙂

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My, what big teeth they have, especially for eating grass.

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Next door are the otters, they had just been fed so lots of chances for up close shots.

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The orangutang were up in their tower today, surveying far and wide.

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The zoo is not all about the animals.  There is a wide variety of plants and flowers to see also.  While waiting for the orang-utans to climb out of their tower I had a play with some ‘artistic’ shots.

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The bird aviaries are amazing.

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This wombat was minding his own business, when child was trying to pat him……. camera at the ready for the carnage but Mum eventually saw the sign “we bite”

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This is the life, enjoying the sunshine.

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While flicking through the many photos it wasn’t until I saw this on my desktop that I realised this baboon was looking straight down the lens.

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