A Day at the Philadelphia Zoo

During the summer, I can have every other Monday off if I work an extra hour each day. Some days I wonder if it’s worth it because I don’t get home until around 7pm. I miss dinner with the kid and he’s typically in bed by 8 or 8:30pm leaving me very little time with him. But then the coveted day off rolls around and we do something like…

Meet a Yellow-knobbed Currasow (from South America).IMG_20130812_125551_557

Get an up close look at the amazing world of ants.


Marvel at polar bears while watching them catch fish.

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Play with friends in a wild land of make believe as I reminiscence about my own childhood playing on the very same structures.

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Take obligatory touristy photos with statues.


Splash in a fountain as I recall a similar scene from a year ago.
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… and I know it’s all worth it.

5 Thoughts on “A Day at the Philadelphia Zoo

  1. Looks like so much fun. I plan to go this fall. Did you get to see the new children’s zoo? How was it?
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  2. It certainly looks like it was worth the time looking at the smiles in your photos.
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  3. Yup, definitely worth it. Looks like you’re having a great summer!
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  4. SO FUN that the polar bears were out and playing! And I love the close up view of the ants. We haven’t been to the zoo in a long time and definitely need to get back there soon!
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