A Field Trip to the Denver Zoo

Denver ZooA Field Trip to the Denver Zoo

Thanks to Groupon we were able to spend 5 wonderful hours at the  Zoo.  We went in late November. It was chilly that morning but I checked the weather and it promised to be warm.  It ended up being about 57 degrees, for a Coloradan(oan?) that is practically Summer, lol.

When we arrived we were all bundled up and the skies were gray, it was 9:45.  By the time we left, we were hot, without coats and the skies were blue.  I love Autumn in Colorado, bright blue skies, brisk fresh air.

There were not many people there, so we took our time, enjoyed every sight to see.  We rambled along and learned a lot, talked about everything.  We sat and had a leisurely lunch next to the Seals, they are so cute and fun to watch.  We were happy to have Cousin Adam along with us.  The entire field trip was fantastic.

How far can you jump?How far can you jump?

Snow FoxCute little Snow Fox

Okapis Denver ZooA Unique Creature – The Okapis – a cousin of the giraffe (look at his head).  He had a super-velvety coat.

Lion ZooThe Majestic Lion

Samuel with a lizardSamuel with a lizard, I love his reflection on the glass!

Denver Zoo Tropical DiscoveryPlaying iSpy fish

Climbing the Hippo Statue

Denver Zoo flagsI love these animal flags!  This picture was taken on the way out, check out the blue sky and compare to the first picture, that is why I love Colorado!

After such a fun-filled gorgeous day, we didn’t want it to end so we topped it off with some choclate milks at a downtown Starbucks.

Starbucks kids mochaBrothers enjoying a beverage.

Colfax Starbucks DenverChecking out the sights

Boysin StarbucksIn the words of my oldest “This was one of the best days ever!”

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