Went to the Granby Zoo today. Walked for about seven hours. My feet are gearing up to kill me, my hair smells faintly of something that I persist in identifying as llamas, and I don’t think I’ve been so ready to sleep so early in months.
I had a wonderful time. 😀
I have 380 pictures on my phone, and more on my camera (the batteries died). I’ll be sorting through those later, but I think some of them turned out pretty well. It was cold (7’C) and very seriously rainy; we’d been expecting a light drizzle. I ended up buying a disposable poncho in the guest shop for a couple of bucks. (I don’t think it was meant to be disposable, but after the rainbow lorikeets descended upon me en masse it got a couple of holes in it and the situation just got worse as the day progressed.)
Watched a tiger for about twenty minutes. She was playing with a giant plastic ball, which fell into the pond and which she then spent a quarter hour trying to get out. It didn’t work; she was sort of quite adorably sad. I took a *lot* of pictures, and really need to figure out exactly what the “action shot” mode on my
camera phone is meant to do.
 It’s totally not llamas. I suppose it’s “ruminants and straw”, or more generally “zoo”.