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Weekends at the zoo

August 13, 2010 · filed under: Grace Evelyn, Trips by Geoff

With Grace’s fascination with animals growing by the day, we decided to take her to the zoo.  She loved her first visit to the zoo in Denver, so we brought her to the Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines.  For a small zoo, its quite good, and Grace had a great time!  She especially enjoyed “Kid’s Kingdom” where she got to see and feed lots of animals up close.

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And a few additional videos of Grace feeding and watching the animals:

Grace_feeding_goats

Lion_demo

Then on a recent trip to Minneapolis, we made a point to swing by the zoo there.

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And lots of videos of the action.  The first is Grace playing in the tunnel through the monkey house:

Grace in tunnel

Next is Grace getting some close action of a Russian Grizzley Bear:

Bear in water

Grace getting a close encounter with a leapord:

Leapord

And Grace’s first encounter with a shark:

Shark

And a short video of the sea dragons that Grace liked:

Sea Dragons

The first is Grace playing in the tunnel through the monkey house: <a href=”../wp-content/uploads/janesfamily_org_files/2010/08/2010-08-07_10-01-07_234.flv”>Grace in tunnel</a> Next is Grace getting some close action of a Russian Grizzley Bear: <a href=”../wp-content/uploads/janesfamily_org_files/2010/08/2010-08-07_11-23-32_908.flv”>Bear in water</a> Grace getting a close encounter with a leapord: <a href=”../wp-content/uploads/janesfamily_org_files/2010/08/2010-08-07_11-47-11_556.flv”>Leapord</a> And

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