Saturday, January 19, 2013

Rio Grande Zoo in Winter

The afternoon temperatures are finally
ABOVE freezing!
It was time to go to the zoo!
I saw lots of animals.
These are some of my favorites.


Ducks on Ice


Feeding the Ducks on Ice


Los Lobos







Never smile at a crocodile...
There are two crocodiles, each in their own enclosure.





Reptile House
Komodo Dragon


Boa with Skins



Skinks



Polar Bear Play
The polar bears were the stars of the day!
They were popular with visitors today.









Pacing Polar Bears
a girl nearby said they were "dancing"


Tortoises Not Out, 
but love the design and architecture at the zoo!


NM Territorial Style Bathroom and Snack Bar



Birds of Prey and Parrots
Golden Eagle



Andean Condor

By the condor exhibit




Macaw

Joey in a Pouch



Snoozing Snow Leopards
The snow leopards are siblings about 2 years old




Another cat nap!



Giraffes~Ready for Lunch and a Siesta







Elephants







Into Africa


Decorated Poles



Winter Blond







Amphibians
Life on a Limb








Tropical America
A variety of tropical snakes, monkeys, a few fish,
and lots of plants!
This is a warm, humid, and very STINKY exhibit!















Here Comes the Train!



There Goes the Train!


Downtown View from the Zoo


1 comment:

  1. What an amazing collection of photo's! I think Will and you must have had a wonderful time :-)

    Beth

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