“Evolution is so creative. That’s how we got giraffes.” – Kurt Vonnegut...Read more
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Aim High, Stand Tall, Get Spotted!
Perfectly lined up!...Read more
Try a Little Tenderness
Such a sweet moment....Read more
North Carolina Zoo Captures #10
“However much you know giraffes, to see one in the wild for the first time feels prehistoric.” – Jane Goodall I give you the giraffe!! Lofty, noble,...Read more
Dignified Grace and Beauty
North Carolina Zoo Captures #9
OLD SAYING PROVES FALSE!! Hysterical watching these “bobble heads”! It reminded me of the old Maxwell House Coffee commercial. I should have hit video instead. The flightless...Read more
A Most Beautiful Face
“Of all African animals, the elephant is the most difficult for man to live with, yet its passing – if this must come – seems the most...Read more
North Carolina Zoo Captures #8
“They say an elephant never forgets. What they don’t tell you is you never forget an elephant.” – Bill Murray “Only elephants should own ivory.” – Yao...Read more
Social Distancing Not Required!
Hence, by all means, proceed with squawking, nudging, loving, flirting, sitting close together, or striking a pose for the photographer!! FACTOIDS: *Flamingos are the most instantly recognizable...Read more
Isn’t It Lovely?
I have no idea, but it’s a tropical flowering plant growing from a tree trunk!...Read more
The red, heart-shaped flower of the red anthurium plant is really a modified leaf flaring out from the base of a fleshy spike (spadix) where the tiny...Read more
North Carolina Zoo Captures #6
“Where flowers bloom, so does hope.” Lady Bird Johnson ...Read more
… home to the mud dauber wasps, which are fairly large predatory wasps. The mud daubers are also an exceedingly docile species of wasp; one might consider that...Read more