Australia Zoo

10 apr 2014 by Arkstedt, No Comments »

Alma Zoo – Thanks for informing people of the closedness on the website. A**holes


Some sweet sugary lizards


Big time Crocodile resting it’s nose above the water

Illustrative warning signs


Mama turtle eating some leavesDSC_0136

This little guy had escaped from his cage and was roaming the walkway


This is possibly the weirdes bird in the world. I’ll call him Bonehead, because he’s got bone on his head.


Did you know that Australia has the biggest herd of wild camels in the world?


Who needs friends when a total stranger can take a picture of you by the Koalas?


This wombat is approaching a lizard in it’s enclosement. (lizard on left)


My favorite bird – the laughing kookaburra. HE’S SO FLUFFY


Oh, you’re trying to take a picture of the kangaroo? Lemme just step right in front of him..


Joey Kangaroo is having lunch


Woooh! I got to pet one!


I got to pet this guys neighbour as well. Koalas have curly fur.


This sumatran tiger likes meat and milk. Preferably served on a long stick, up a tree


”LOOK AT THIS TIGER” Is what I imagine shorts-guy is thinking


Giraffes are fantasticly huge animals!


Here they’re walking togetgher, giving me the impression of those Star Wars robots approaching.


The Rhinos, Zebras and Giraffes were all in the same cage. I’m assuming they all eat grass.
DSC_0242This is a tasmanian devil


Yesterday, I decided to go to the Alma Zoo to watch some of the animals I hadn’t yet seen. After half an hour drive, I arrived outside the gates. Lo and behold, in the spirit of true Australian-ness, they had forgotten to update their website telling people that the zoo has been closed for over a week.

The good news however is that upon learning that, I decided to instead go to the Australia Zoo. On their website it said that they mostly had reptiles, as it’s sort of a Steve Irwin-zoo, but upon arrival, I learned they sure had alot of other animals as well.

Entry costs 59 dollars for adults, but it sure is worth it. I spent a good couple of hours walking around to be able to see everything. Then I drove home again.

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