Hippopotamus giving me her best 'come hither' look.
When the snack's on the wrong side of the glass
Poor Tony the Hippopatamus. Tasty snacks are so close but just out of reach.
Enjoying the prime tanning hours
Bornean Sun Bear trying to relax despite a horde of off-season tourists pointing and taking pictures.
Morning swimmer at the Zoo's Africa Rocks exhibit.
Jump For Joy
Jump For Joy rose at Balboa Park's rose garden.
White Licorice rose, and its slightly older branchmate in the background.
Lady on a Sunday Morning
A Lady Emma Hamilton rose at the Balboa Park rose garden.
Just a chill moment at the koi pond in the upper garden of the Japanese Friendship Garden.
Be That One Lily
There's always one.
Parker the Penguin
African Penguin (spheniscus demetrius) showing off at the African Rocks exhibit at the San Diego Zoo.
Malayan Tiger (panthers tigris jacksoni) on his morning prowl at the San Diego Zoo.
Infant only a few days old, with mother (on the left) and another of their pack.
Southern Bald Eagle
Lucky shot through the mesh of his enclosure at Condor Ridge, Safari Park.
Condors Not In Flight
Condors at Condor Ridge, Safari Park.
Condor In Flight
Seeing this, and knowing how close these were to extinction at one point, reaffirms my support for San Diego Zoo and their various preservation programs.
Matschie's Tree Kangaroo
Shy animal still getting used to the new exhibit, I think. In a private area of Walkabout Australia, not out interacting with the public like the regular kangaroos.
This guy was snacking with the kangaroos at Safari Park's Walkabout Australia exhibit. I think he snuck in.
Thou shalt not cross
Stalwart little butterfly guards the rainbow leaf at the 2018 Butterfly Jungle event.
From the 2018 Butterfly Jungle event.
Pinks and Reds.
Looks like this Marine's camo fooled even mother nature. From the 2018 Butterfly Jungle event.
Three's a crowd
How many of these cuties can you fit on a single bloom? From the 2018 Butterfly Jungle event.
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