ZOOTRIP: Woburn Safari Park

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[L-R] Male cub strutting his stuff, Kasanga the boss man & two of the cubs playing (they still have their spots(!!))

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Patas Monkey

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Ankhole Cattle (look at those horns)

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Zu Lin an Asian Elephant demonstrating the cleaning/health check behaviours the keepers use on a daily basis

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[L-R]: The female taking a drink after a feed, the pair demonstrating the ‘back up’ command the keepers are using to prevent the occurrence of nasty bites & the pair looking cute and innocent as only category 1 small mammals can.

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[L-R]: Ringtail, Ringtail eating & Black and White Ruffed Lemur

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Meerkat!

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Yellow Mongoose, such a glare.

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Meet the Meerkats

IMG_2138So I got my uniform (yay) at least it’s not beige(!!)

  Today, I also hosted my first ‘Meet the Meerkats’, not bad for a first week. For the record, I did not: cry, puke, freeze or trip myself over. So I’m pretty pleased with myself.

It was with the fearsome five that had previously misbehaved when I was cleaning them out – by running into the stand off and refusing to go back into their enclosure. Look at those little faces though.

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A Big Move, An Uphill Battle and A Southern Autumn

Three big things to restart this blog.

I now live in the south and we both packed our crap into an i20 and moved over 200 miles from home (for you american readers, that’s quite a distance in Great Britain, where the most northern to most eastern point is only 874 miles by road).

In the south, the weather is NOT autumnal, it’s practically the middle of summer. A change from the cold that will be setting in northwards.
The hot chocolates will have to wait.

I tried to cycle my new work route. To conclude the saying ‘just like riding a bike’, only refers to the action, not the stamina required.