Friday, April 20, 2007

Twin red pandas at Taronga Zoo

I went to the zoo with the brats, my MIL, one SIL, her 3 kids and Anita - 'our' US exchange student. It was a great day. Unfortunately my camera is in for repairs so I have included a couple of pics from the Taronga Zoo site. It was a lovely day to be on the harbour. Hannah was a bit overwhelmed by the crowds at first but before long she was walking around, giggling as she 'ran' away from us and pointing at the animals.

Hannah was standing at some glass when this big gorilla came up and was snuffling at some food right in front of her - he then sat down and began to eat a carrot - she loved it and was signing gorilla a lot!
The Australian sealions were also a big hit with Hannah - she signed 'wet' and 'bath' while watching a big old fellow play in the water - he too came right up in front of her so she got a good look at him.

There was one of those put your head through and have your picture taken as a penguin boards there too and she and the other kids enjoyed that - hopefully some of Anita's photoes turned out and I will post them later. Kit went on the sky cable with the 2 bigger kids, his Aunty Jacqui and Anita - he loved it. At the end of the day we had 4 exhausted adults and 5 rather tired kids!


Michelle said...

sounds like it was a fun day at the zoo!

Christina said...

Cool! My brother was an exchange student, I opted for being an aupair to get the abroad experience. 11 years later, I am still abroad :-)

mum2brady said...

Ohh - looks like it was so fun!!! Brady loves the gorillas too :)