Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Pt. Defiance Zoo
Our daughter , her 4 children , and myself all went to the Pt. Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Tacoma. Who knew there would be record high temperatures today?The 4 grandchildren squint in the sunshine as they patiently wait for me to take their picture.
This is a wonderful zoo and it is full of interactive educational 'toys' and playgrounds for children, big and little ones alike.
One playground area lets kids ( like #1 Grandson ) be hermit crabs, or there is a big toy sea anemone to to pop up out of, a large net shaped like a spider web to climb. You can view the real animals and insects too!
One of the new exhibits is a Meerkat village and I could have sat and watched these fascinating little animals ALL day.
Another new exhibit is a large enclosed outdoor area where you can hold up a little stick with bird seed and honey and have a budgerigar land on it . I liked this exhibit too, and I had a little budgie eat the seeds off my stick. I think BOB would like this exhibit ! Here #2 Granddaughter, KN, enjoys a friendly bird perched on the stick she holds out.
Our daughter and youngest grandchild, #2 Grandson, or , Little J. He was so happy all day. He is usually a very happy boy!
BUT...ENOUGH PICTURES GRANDMA!
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