To be honest, I thought this tiger looked a bit faded … possibly due to all the hot tropical sun, I mused –
– turns out it’s an incredibly rare white tiger … shows how much I know about nature.
Was very taken with these furry little chaps
Particularly when they walked off with their tails swaying in unison, like the inspiration for the original zebra crossing –
Baboon mother at the grooming salon keeps a firm grasp on her baby’s tail to stop him from wandering off while she has her fleas removed –
– I wasn’t surprised to learn that they share 98% of their genes with us.
As a Harry Potter fan, was delighted to see a real-life basilisk
and to learn that they are familiarly know as The Jesus Christ lizard, because of their ability to walk on water –
Caught an interesting conversation in the aviary:
‘I am looking hot this evening, though I say so myself.’
‘Hello, darlin’ – do you come here often?’
‘No. I’m not that sort of girl. It’s my first time actually.’
‘Do you fancy a snog?’
‘Well, ok … but no tongues.’
Slurp slurp …
‘I said – no tongues. Clear off, you creep!’