Tuesday, April 21, 2009


My sister-in-law called yesterday to see if I wanted to take M (our youngest) and B (her youngest) to the zoo today. She was going on a field trip and we would get in FREE! Um, yes...
So, today we took them to the zoo for the first time. B and M had a BLAST! They are usually forced to go where the big kids have to go and do what the big kids want to do...not today! This was their day. The weather was beautiful, all the animals were out and about, and we had a great time.

Here is M enjoying her snack of animal crackers.

M and B in the big bird's nest...we have this same picture of A, R and nephew M from the summer of 2005 (before I went digital, so don't have it on here to compare). It is hard to believe that B was just a month away from making his entrance into the world back then and that the big ones were as small as these two...my how time flies.
Here are two young gorillas playing. B loved that they were tackling each other. He is going to play football when he is big like M (his brother), so that he can tackle.

Look at the cute otters.

And the pandas...we did not get to see them last time because they thought the mama was about to give birth, so they had them put away from view.
I think this is the daddy taking a nap.
This is the newest panda cub...only about 4 months old.
Then the petting zoo...This was as close as M would get to "pet" them.
B was all about it though.
Finally, it warmed up enough for the lions to come out before we left. I am glad too, because this is all B talked about on the ride to the zoo (well that and did I know how to get to the zoo and was I really going in the right direction)
We had such a great time.
Can you tell?....B fell asleep about 15 minutes into the ride home. So cute!


Stacy said...

Poor B's head..........looks like you guys had a great time! :)

The Thompson's said...

Thanks for coming it was so much fun!!

Amy said...

That's some good sleeping right there. Worn out!