Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Let’s go to the zoo! {Not-so-wordy Wednesday}



“Let’s go right now. Let’s go to the zoo.”* (Big bonus points if you can name the movie that quote is from. Spoiler alert – the answer is at the bottom.)

After my mom and I took Quinn to a little zoo-type thing on his birthday, I decided Q was ready for a real zoo. So yesterday, on a whim, Q and I took off for the San Francisco Zoo. (Look at us being all spontaneous!)

Here are a few animal photos from our day at the zoo. Sorry for the crappy photo quality. In the chaos that was our morning, I forgot the camera and had to make do with my cell phone.

Q was actually more into the exhibits than I thought he'd be. We watched the zebra for a while. 

He really liked the brightly colored flamingos. 

Real life giraffes! Q has a zoo book about a baby giraffe, and he was enamored with them. 

Random guy took our picture and didn't even get the giraffes in the picture. Q was too busy shouting at the giraffes to look at the camera. 

The lion exhibit

Under that water lurks a hippo, and he's is surprisingly scary looking.

So that's what an anteater looks like.

This zoo had a train, too. Quinn didn't like it as much as the other train. That was good because this train cost $4 per ride! No way was I going around more than once. 

My friend's little girl watching the grizzly bears

A bald eagle -- why doesn't it just fly away? There's no cage...

The noisy chimpanzees made Quinn laugh. I think they were his second favorite after the giraffes. 



*Did you figure out the quote? It’s from Jerry Maguire. The kid that played Ray was so stinkin’ cute when he was little. Now? Meh.





4 comments:

  1. I love going to the zoo, any zoo.Always have and always will. Great pics, even with the phone. Glad Q had a great time.

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    1. Me too! San Francisco Zoo isn't as huge and cool as the San Diego Zoo, but it's still pretty good.

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    1. Thanks! We did. Already planning a second trip!

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