As is custom each Sunday we set out to have breakfast or a day out as a family. I have been wanting to take Callum to the zoo as I remember it being quite an exciting place to visit as a child. I have also on my European trips loved visiting the Zoos at the different countries I visited and the most memorable is still the Berlin Zoo. (http://www.zoo-berlin.de/en.html) It was a freezing December and I went to the aquarium and was just blown away by the exhibits of jellyfish and warm water species.
Any way back to the present. The zoo has moved out of town say 40km and is self funded. Well as we drove up I thought wow a bit rustic, well I am sad to say my 1st impression did not change and in fact it is rather depressing. The Zoo is in a very bad state and it is sad to see it so run down, all the animals are in rather aged caging and many are empty or house animals that are by no means spectacular. I wish more people would support it then maybe it would be able to afford better upkeep for the animals it houses. Anyway there where enough animals for me to take a few pictures together with my assistant photographer……..
Here is a link to the photographs taken at the Zoo. As most are behind wire it is quite a challenge to get a good shot, at least it gives you an idea of the types of animals housed there and the state of the park.