It’s always fun to watch the orangutans playing at the zoo.
These ladies were not loving the paparazzi this morning.
More cute primates.
The elephants were busy eating.
I never see this guy moving around but he was the morning I was there in late December. Must have been the cool weather.
If you have the National Geographic channel, they have been doing a series at the zoo. Secrets of the Zoo:Tampa is now airing. It’s weird to recognize I place I go to so often on tv and it’s fun to see the behind the scenes there.
It’s rare to see the mom and baby orangutan this close to the glass. The baby was very entertained by pressing her face up to the glass.
Everyday activities for the orangutans.
The baby chimp was out playing by herself.
The two baby elephants are finally growing up.
I went back to Lowry Park zoo early on a Sunday morning to see the baby tiger cub. The baby was not out that morning so the dad was out alone having a snack. He seemed to be enjoying it. He kept showing it off.
I went back to Lowry Park zoo in January to see how the baby orangutan was doing. The baby didn’t look much bigger than he (or she) did during Christmas week when she was born. Mom was moving around a lot more with the baby though. Big sister was also hanging around close to mom.
Dad was sitting high up on the platform admiring his kingdom.