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Saturday, April 16, 2016

Visiting Fort Worth Attractions

I love my hometown!  Fort Worth has some amazing places to visit.
A few weeks ago we had the joy of visiting the zoo.  
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Today I am sharing a few of the photo's of the animals . . .
           Zoo:
                       I managed a nice close up of this guy.  
We had a lovely spring day the day we visited.   It was a few days after a very bad storm. 
                        
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The zoo does an excellent job of providing a beautiful place to visit as well as a great environment for the animals.   Sadly during the
storm quite a few of the Pelicans died.  The above photo was part of a news article about the storm.  Click on the source for the story.

We were grateful for beautiful weather . . . 
Zoo:
Although sadly some of the plants had taken a beating too.  And 
there were lots of leaves still on the ground. 
The primates weren't affected.  The have a huge enclosure and indoor area . . . 
Zoo:
He looks like he's thinking about eating the lettuce he's collected.
                              Zoo:
Sometimes you have to wait for the shot.  
Zoo:
And then . . . 
Zoo:
. . .You have to jog to catch up with the rest of your party.
Or just forget it and enjoy taking photo's. 
t looks like he's following that crowd ahead.  I don't know if it was a good thing getting him that scooter for the day.  We did spend a lot of time trying to 'catch up' with him.  He has moved that fast in years!
 Zoo Collage 2:
I guess we all had our distractions.  I kept stopping and taking shots of fences.  Thinking "Oh Tex would love this one!"
Zoo:
I did manage to get some great shots!
Zoo:
We need to go back and take notes next time.  We read the sign but I'm clueless now what these little guys are!
Kangaroo:
Everyone had a fabulous time.  Except . . . 
Tatooe Boy's Phone:
. . .The tatooed man that lost his phone.  He said his wife dropped it.  Hmm. . . I bet that's what they all say!
Zoo Boy Turtle:
I loved the aquarium.  I spent forever trying to get a shot of a huge 
alligator.   I'll have to go back and try again!

Admittedly I did get more shots like this than the animals . . . 
Jumping Blue Zoo Boy:
  There are lots and lots of boy shots on this post.  I'd love you to go over and read the post.  It's a Blessing to see him running and jumping. 
Update . . . Next week he starts Karate again after a year and a half off.  Praise God!

And now back to the animals.  Today I'm only sharing one more. 
I have a few left for another post.  But I didn't want to leave without sharing this one.  We'll actually two . . . 
Zoo:
        Every Texas zoo needs a horse and a long horn!

The Fort Worth zoo is definitely worth vistin' if your every in the area!

Linking this post with:
Camera Critters, Eileen's Critters, Make My Saturday Sweet, Mosaic Monday, Blue Monday and
Good Fences, Take Me Away Party
                  And labeling it with the America The Beautiful Home Town Tour 

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