Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Zoo Day Birthday

Last Saturday was my birthday. I got to choose the activity, so we headed to Zoo Atlanta to see some of their new baby animals. My parents and I went a few years ago, but they have more baby animals that have been born within the last year or so. I thought that this was the best thing to do before they grew up. Here are some of my favorite photos I took that day.

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Here are the kangaroos eating some kale. They have a baby kangaroo, too. We saw the momma and you can tell she had a joey in her pouch.

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Here she is standing with the baby in her pouch. The zoo keepers said the baby was born six months ago and has not left the pouch yet.

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There is the baby's paw - can you see it? They also told us that the baby will be out and about within the next month. They told me the kangaroos have soft fur.

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We went round to the pandas habitat next. This one was outside eating bamboo. They have a new baby panda, but we could not see this panda. I think it was hiding from everyone.

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Here is the momma panda. She kept scratching her bum on this branch in their home.

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This panda is the three year old baby. So big for a baby!

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Next was the petting zoo! These goats and sheep are really sweet.

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Then we came back around and got to see the kangaroos again! We spotted the baby in the pouch! It was amazing! Sooooo cute and adorable. It makes me want a baby kangaroo now.

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I thought they were so cute.

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The momma giraffe and baby were so beautiful. Here they are. They were grazing on the leaves and grass in the back of their home. They share their home with zebra and ostrich. They baby was born in July.

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These two were very lovey-dovey! You can tell.

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Then there was the baby gorillas! This is the youngest baby gorilla.

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Such a sweet face. I love it.

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You can see another baby that is riding on the back of the mom. That is the older baby gorilla.

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This is my best picture of the tiger cubs. They are super cute. They were resting in the sunshine.

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One of my favorites is the otter. The otters were really playful, too!

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The young orangutan liked to be a show off for the crowd.

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This is the orangutan momma and baby! How cute they are.

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Here is another favorite of mine - the red panda. This is the best picture I got. I had to be fast to get a picture of this red panda. I love the color fur and the markings on the face.

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The naked mole rats were strange!!

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And these wild animals even stranger - oh wait, that is my Mom and Dad! Sorry!!

And there was some pictures from our trip to the zoo.

6 comments:

Emelia said...

Oh my goodness, all those babies! Looks like an awesome way to spend ones birthday. ^.^

Jodi Firth said...

I missed visiting our Cincinnati Zoo babies this year so it was really great to see yours. Loooove the little roo roo in the pouch. You guys have such a great blog. The creativity, quirkiness and sweetness of your art / photos make me smile! Thank you and I'm adding you to my blogroll! :)

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Missy said...

Emelia,

It was a fun birthday! All those animals were really neat to see.

Jodi - The baby kangaroo was really special. I never thought I would ever see such a thing! I am glad you like our blog!

Raine said...

what camera do you use? :) the photos are great!

Missy said...

Raine,

Hello! Thank you. I used a Canon G10 for my photos. It works really good for far away pictures! :)

Missy