Looking at these wild animals in captivity is
They keep on walking in a line up and down the same small stretch of path.
Up and down, up and down.
Giraffes have soft soulful eyes
They are so beautiful and proud when walking around.
Walking back to the start
I can see you and I don’t trust you
Playing with each other
Photos taken Wellington Zoo, New Zealand.
SUNSHINE makes us SLEEPY
While visiting the Wellington Zoo it was a
Some of the animals loved to
This weeks photo challenge at wordpress is:
The flames have a free spirit!
(Staglands New Zealand)
What do you think of the following?
Lions who are supposed to have free spirits in the wild
surrounded by man-made buildings.
How can the lions spirit still be free?
(Wellington zoo New Zealand)
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My letter B stands for BEAR
Let us take a trip to the Wellington Zoo!
The Malayan Sun bear.
Sun Bears get their name from the yellow-ish mark many have on their chests – that looks like the rising sun.
The last two photos give you a glimpse of the “rising sun” on its chest.
(Photos taken by Scrapydo’s son 2009)
Sun bears are the smallest of the eight bear species.
They are also known as “honey bears”. Their Malayan name, basindo nan tenggil, means “he who likes to sit high”. Local people refer to it as the “dog bear” due to its small size.
- Wellington Zoo is the only Zoo in New Zealand that has sun bears, and was the first Zoo in Australasia to successfully breed sun bears in captivity.
- The Malayan sun bears you’ll see at Wellington Zoo are Sean and his daughter Sasa.
- Sean was rescued from outside a restaurant in Cambodia by Free the Bears.