It was fun to just pick my favorite exhibits, and not worry about having to see the whole zoo, or "get our money worth." I haven't been in a while, and I love the place, but the hippos are my favorite. The baby is almost a year old (Jan 26), and getting almost as huge as mom. Too bad you can really only see their eyes, and photos through the underwater glass just don't come out well.
And here's a pic of a local free-loader in the hippo exhibit
After almost a week of dithering around and slowly gathering items up, I finally have all the giveaway stuff packed up and ready to go to the post office tomorrow. I hope everyone likes what they end up with, if not, just re-gift it! I'm totally ok with that.