And then there were 3

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“Stop tickling me.” “Don’t move, I’m picking the bugs off you.”

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“Hey, big sis, what is that lady doing?”

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“Don’t look, I gotta pee.”

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“What is that big silver thing flying up there? That is one big bird.”

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“I need a stretch and a yawn.”

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” I need to climb over this branch.”

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“Who put this branch here?”

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“Almost!”

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“Bye, bye, lady.”

It was a sad sight when I got the spoonbill nest at the Lowry Park Zoo. There were only 3 babies and last weekend there were 4. I knew it was going to be tough with 4 babies growing up on that small nest. One step too far and it’s into the gator exhibit for a little baby bird.  At least the remaining three seemed to be doing well. They are growing up so fast. A week after I took these I had a friend who stopped by and the three were still there. It’s still going to be risky as they start flapping their wings and branching out. They still have a long way to go. The babies are so cute though. I’m going to try to get back there at least once more before they fly the coup.

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