Apparently, so do the kiddos!
The Bham Zoo is proudly hyping up the upcoming grand opening of their new Trails of Africa exhibit. It has been years since TBZ has had an elephant. New waterfalls and wading ponds, as well as a 14-acre recreational area, will welcome the pachyderm. For now you can just enjoy this:
Can I get a "What, What"? Can I get a "Roll Tide"?
One of my favorite areas is the Social Animals (i.e. the Monkeys and Primates). They did not disappoint us today. In fact, the male gorilla was very active. He was just walking back and forth, posing for pictures, etc.
At one point, I asked Rob to say "cheese". This is the face I got instead:
I think he likes the monkeys, too!
...we decided the boys simply had to do this:
Have I mentioned how much fun Caroline was having? The day was almost done; however, no trip to the zoo would be complete without this:
Okay, that's all for now. I had a great time. Hopefully you will take the time to support your local zoo. They are great educational outlets. Many of the species are endangered and are treated wonderfully so that our children's children will be able to observe them for years to come.