Wednesday, July 09, 2014

The Peterborough Zoo

In Peterborough Ontario there is a pretty cool zoo.  The zoo is actually run by the cities water department (why, I do not know).

It is a pretty small zoo, all things considered, but it has the following things going for it:

- It is easy access
- Lots of parking
- IT has a play ground for the kids
- It is 10 minutes from where my parents are staying for the summer
- It is free

So it was the perfect place to take my kids, and my parents, when I went to visit them a few weeks ago.  The rest of this post is some pics of the animals, starting with this jaunty looking goat.
Wallabies.  Basically micro-kangaroos, but with more laziness.
This tortoise was surprisingly quick. It was hard to get a good shot of him due to the extreme speed (no foolin'! - It didn't help that he was walking along the fence line, and I had to get down on my knees to take the shot (I don't bend easy - I am freakishly Entish that way)).
Molting reindeer.  I think this one is Blitzen.
This camel has a floppy hump.  Do with that what you will.
More goats.
Thanksgiving dinner!  Looks pretty raw *and* cooked.