Day at the zoo

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The weather has been a bit up and down here lately, mostly down being that it’s still winter, but near the end of January it was actually quite warm. So, since it was a nice day and Katie wanted to test out one of her new lenses, we headed out to the zoo.

First, we went to see one of my personal favorites – lemurs! Specifically, ring-tailed lemurs.

Ring-tailed Lemur

Ring-tailed Lemurs

Ring-tailed Lemurs

After those guys, we headed over to see the big cats. I didn’t get many photos of them though because it was quite crowded around their viewing areas. The next ones that I took the most pictures of were the red pandas.

Of course, one of them was sleeping, but even sleeping it was adorable.

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Red Panda

Red Panda

Then it was off to another one of my favorites – Rockhopper Penguins!

This guy was posing for everyone.

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Rock-hopper Penguin

Rock-hopper Penguin

Those are some of the best ones of the ones that I took, I think, but the rest are on my flickr.

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Phantom Phriday Vol. 17

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This week’s Phantom Phriday features Aya! It’s been a while since Aya had one to herself, but of all the cats she’s the hardest to take pictures of (awake anyway) because she seems to be in constant motion.

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“Aya doesn’t have time to stay still for you, human!”

"Aya has Aya things to do!"

“Aya has Aya things to do!”

Soon after those shots, she zoomed off to do Aya things, like chase the other cats, scratch at the walls, and attack her reflection. Aya has a busy life!

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“Excuse me, minion, this is MY feature of your blog. Why are other cats invading my corner? Next week’s better be about me or you’ll regret it!”

Happy Friday!

Phantom Phriday Vol. 16

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This week’s Phantom Phriday is a sleepy one. Earlier today, I noticed the cats weren’t buzzing around the living room like they normally do, so I went back to my room to find Phantom, Sogo, Aya, and Rio all lazing around.

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So that left Omi to be the missing one. A short time later, I heard some rustling upstairs in Katie’s room. Sure enough, it was Omi. All 5 now accounted for! He rushed downstairs and jumped up on the table for pets.

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I think this is the first time in a long time that I’ve gotten all the cats featured in a Phantom Phriday! Happy Friday to all!

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