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Alma Park Zoo

May 4th 2008 we decided it would be fun to visit Alma Park Zoo, which is just up the road from us. A 15 minute drive or so.

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 The Entrance.
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 First we saw the camels. They didn't really d...
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 This goat is part of the 'Friendship farm', w...
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 This particular goat took a liking to R's fin...
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 Baboons hanging out together. They are quite ...
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 Baboons
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 This one is digging around for food....
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 Example of non human activity - cleaning some...
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 Cute close up of a spider monkey....
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 Not so close up....
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 Cotton top tamarin. These are very cute. They...
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 And another one....
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 Last one.
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 It's weird seeing cockatoos in the wild. Wher...
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 Galah, which was kept with the cockatoo....
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 Marmoset. They are pretty much the same as th...
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 They were difficult to get photos of, as they...
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 I don't think I have ever seen an ostrich in ...
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 They had a walk-through area with a group of ...
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 The whole group of deer....
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 I've never touched one before tho, and this o...
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 Like any respectable Australian zoo, they had...
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 They are very lazy and very cute....
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 Humans displaying their natural behaviour....
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 The zoo is pretty much a big forest with a fo...
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 I need to pose in front of this cool looking ...
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 The tree looks even better without me in fron...
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 Not sure what kind of snake this is, but I th...
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 After seeing all these animals we decided to ...
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 Croc.
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 I personally love this photo:) As always R to...
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 Walking through the zoo....
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 This is an Asian sun bear who wouldn't sit st...
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 They also had a walk through area with heaps ...
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 Mandatory pose with the roo....
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 I made R pose too:)...
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 Napping.
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 You could buy a bag of grasslike food to give...
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 Emu - Another Australian icon. This one eithe...
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 Monitor. It looks cool, but it wasn't doing a...
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 Wombat having a nap. Awww:)...
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 Echidna. We had to look for it for a bit, but...
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 More koalas.
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 Turtle resting on a rock in the lemur lake....
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 These lemurs inhabit the island in lemur lake...
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 The island.
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 Me by the lake.. I wasn't ready.....
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 What we saw as we walked away from the lake....
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 Wallaby. It's basically a kangaroo, only smal...
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 They had a creepy crawly exhibit. These are d...
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 Another frog.
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 I find them very decorative:)...
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 This is a thick tailed gekko....
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 Blue tongue skink. This one kept trying to es...
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 Cool snake.
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 Close up of the snake....
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 Even closer.
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 Donkey.
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 The donkies had learned this strange behaviou...
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 Himalayan Thar, which look exactly like goats...
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 This one wanted to lick the camera....
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 A male.
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 The thar exhibit was the last one......
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 Not sure if it was the same peacock who kept ...
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 The car as we approached it and getting ready...
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