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giraffe

21 Apr

giraffe

Here are our two giraffes, Harold and Sophia. Anyone want to feed them? Here, you go, some crackers, yeah, just go up to the edge and he’ll bend down… Now, note that Harold has a purple tongue. In fact, all giraffes do, because they are coated INA a special mucus which allows them to grab leaves from even the spiniest of plants…

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Bactrian Camel

21 Apr

Bactrian Camel

We currently have two camels here at the zoo, mother and daughter, murky and mercy. If anyone wants to trade in their horse for a camel, speak up. No? Okay, moving on!

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the aviary

21 Apr

the aviary

Our big aviary expansion will begin in a month. For now, this is the birds’ home. Inside are three different species of birds- mallard duck, American Crow, and California gull. Here’s an interesting fact- there is actually no bird called a seagull.

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the habitat cover

21 Apr

the habitat cover

Our polar bears were unhappy without snow. The would not breed and were always INA bad mood. Three years ago, a wealthy family donated the money needed to build a habitat cover for them. This allowed us to keep in the snow. Since then. The two bears have given birth to three cubs.

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polar bear

21 Apr

polar bear

In this photograph you can see both of our solar bears. In the den is our female, Generosity. Partially hidden be the trees is her 5 year mate Scepter.

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brown bear

21 Apr

brown bear

Prominent in this photograph is our female brown bear, Constantinople. She was born in the zoo and has given birth to five healthy cubs since 2007.

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black bear

21 Apr

black bear

This is a quick walkthrough of all the zoo’s animals. First off is the black bear. In this photograph, you can see the male, Smoke, from the inside of their cave home. Each exhibit with a cave, burrow, etc. Has a viewing area so that you can see inside.