Thursday, March 12, 2009

London Zoo

After a long hibernation, both of us decided to venture out on what was called a ‘relatively warm day with sunny intervals’ by our ever reliable Met department. Our destination - the London Zoo. It was a bold move as every single person we had met while in London said that it was just not the place to go to.

Our desperation to see any form of wildlife, after a period of over 6 months with not even a worm in sight, gave us the confidence to face this challenge.

As animal lovers, who have seen the worst of the worst, we must say that the zoo was not as bad as it was said to be. Here is the evidence.


No it's not a brick wall - it's a fish tank with this sea anemone

A green mamba attempting suicide?


Mr Gorgeous

Bali Starling - can you believe there are only 8 more in the wild


The shot - A blue Morpho


The cuties - White-Eyes



The sunny intervals never came and we had to spend over 2 hours standing next to the gorilla enclosure looking very much like two wet crows waiting to grab some of their food. Unfortunately Mr forgot to take any of shots of ‘us’ - the humans ...

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