Posts Tagged ‘animals’

Flamingo Land

Saturday, September 13th, 2014 | Photos

Earlier this month myself and Elina went to Flamingo Land. I was quite impressed. We did not go on any of the rides; we just did the zoo. Even with that, it was still a full day of stuff to do, indeed we probably could have spent more time there if we wanted to see all the shows.

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Temple Newsam farm

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 | Life, Photos

In July we went to a Finnish picnic at Temple Newsam. We got there early so that we had time to go round the farm first. It has all changed since I was a kid – you have to pay to get in now! However, you can now milk a fake cow.

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Tropical World

Monday, January 6th, 2014 | Photos

On Saturday we went to Tropical World. It was our last chance to go before the close for a month for refurbishment. The fact that we had not been for a year before that was irrelevant. We had to get there in time!

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Durrell photos

Monday, September 23rd, 2013 | Photos, Travel

Photos from our trip to the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Centre on Jersey.

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Durrell videos

Friday, September 20th, 2013 | Video

While on Jersey last month, we went to the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Centre. I took a few videos while I was there. First, some otters playing.

Second, a mother gorilla and baby feeding.

Yorkshire Wildlife Park videos

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 | Video

Here are some videos from our trip to Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

Lemurs. The lemur doesn’t do anything except lick itself, but another one does climb onto the house.

A tiger. You can see it breathing.

A wallaby. Some children try to pet it before it runs away.

Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 | Photos

Earlier this month, we headed to Yorkshire Wildlife Park. It’s fairly small, no where near the size of Chester Zoo or even Helsinki Zoo, but it does have “contact areas” in which you can go in and pet the animals.


A wallaby comes jumping across the path.


A capybara hides under a bridge after it was chased into the water by a rhea.


A lemur diving through the air.


A lemur jumping off the top of its house.


Elina holding hands with a wallaby.

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Helsinki Zoo photos

Saturday, August 17th, 2013 | Photos


Owls are such posers.


This photo was really dark, but trusting my histogram, when I brought it into Photoshop the detail came out far better than I was expecting.


An otter staring at his own reflection.


This lion was sleeping right next to the fence, then woke up and stuck his head up just long enough for me to take a photo.


This was through glass, but luckily it didn’t get in the way of his eyes.


This was just a gull, but I took this photo after it had just snatched some food and flown off with it.

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Friday, August 16th, 2013 | Photos

Helsinki Zoo has some wonderful bears.







Saturday, July 13th, 2013 | Photos

Recently, I’ve been making more of an effort to get down the fish market every Saturday to pick up some fresh food.

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