Monday, April 16, 2012
Here are more of my favorite shots from our day trip to the Virginia Zoo. I made sure to bookend it with the two cutest types of animals there, too, so don't miss the end:
Did you know some people have Fennec foxes as pets? And they can get along with house cats? Just sayin'. (JOHN.)
(I used to think meerkats were cute, until I looked at this one after looking at those Fennec foxes. Now, not so much.)
We chased this butterfly for several minutes, waiting for it to land. When it did, it only stopped for less than a second, so I'm *amazed* this shot turned out.
Now I'm going to show you something pretty, and then I'm going to show you some nightmare fuel. Ready?
Ok, here's the prettiness:
(That's his inner eyelid; his actual eye is red - but still manages to look less evil than this.)
This guy was hanging out near an observation window, waving at people:
Those shots were all taken through glass, too; I just managed to block the glare with my own reflection.
I saved the best for last, though, so hang on to your socks, cute fans.
After hanging out in front of the red panda habitat for ages looking for the elusive little fella, we finally spotted him directly over our heads, fast asleep in a tree branch that stretched across the path:
At this point I made everyone stand around with me for nearly 20 minutes while I camped out underneath him, waiting for him to wake up.
Eventually, he did. Sort of. Just enough to yawn and reposition, which gave me this:
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