Here are a few images from a short late-afternoon walk around the San Diego Zoo on Monday, Sep 6th.
I've spent a lot of time at the Tiger River enclosure, enough to notice that the average Zoo visitor stays no more than a few minutes, even when the tigers are out and visible. If the tigers are not out they'll generally mumble something and wander off. I just back myself into a corner with a good view and wait - it generally is worth it. On Monday, after waiting well over 15-20 minutes this was still all I saw.
After another 8 or so minutes there was finally some movement.
Another 7 minutes or so and she's finally up for a walk, but she did have to stop and smell the flowers.
This one was hanging out just over the hippo pool.
It's hard to believe this is a comfortable way to nap.
The meerkats are always fun to hang out with.
Late afternoon seems to be a good time to check out the koalas, they're actually awake.
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- Frank B. Baiamonte
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Header image: Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, Cibola, Arizona. End image: Downtown San Diego, California skyline from Coronado Island. Profile picture: Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho, by Heather Baiamonte.