Monday, June 13, 2011

The San Diego Zoo

Our fourth day in San Diego, we went to the San Diego Zoo. What a disappointment. It was just a zoo like any other zoo, but cost three times more than any other zoo. We definitely won't be going back there the next time we go to San Diego. I'd much rather check out the wild animal or safari park.

Honestly, Skye's favorite parts were climbing on all the animal statues...

Playing at the playground...

Oh yes, and looking at the snakes, as usual!

You have to admit, this is a cool snake! Have you ever seen scales like that? It was pretty amazing.

This bird was pretty neat, too. And it hung out for quite awhile like it was posing just for us.

One of the animals Skye was excited about seeing was the hippo. The last time I was at this zoo (7 years ago), there was a mom hippo and a baby hippo and they were swimming around, up and down, and it was a lot of fun to watch them. This hippo just sat there. Not very interesting.

It was probably more fun climbing on the hippo stature than watching the live, sleeping hippo.

These are Lance's favorite animals to see.
Here's a slightly better shot of one.

Skye insisted that I get a picture of Lance with one of these masks!

And that was our day at the zoo. Luckily, we ate lunch and left before Skye could repeat another meltdown. We went back to the hotel, took a nap, then headed for the beach!


Lance Stine said...

The best pictures are the monkey face ones :)

Cookie said...

Personally, I was impressed by the rear end of Lance's favorite animal! LOL! That snake was amazing! It seriously looked like some kind of fake snake.

Jess said...

Thanks for the head's up about the San Diego Zoo. I've been wanting to go too, but it doesn't sound worth it after all. Especially for my kids who aren't into animals as much as Skye!