A Couple of Days

Late one afternoon a couple of days ago, some of the Whitetail Deer that are around my apartment building came and spent some time in the field outside my window.  The young ones are hard to tell from the adults now, but it looks like the Moms are still a bit taller – although not by much.  I’ve only noticed 1 young buck so far as he has little stubs where his antlers are starting to grow.

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Yesterday a friend and I went to the Assiniboine Park Zoo.  I am often there volunteering, but can not carry my camera with me then and can only take pictures with my phone.  It takes decent pictures, but does not zoom in as much as I would like.  I didn’t take a lot of pictures, but did take a few.  🙂

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The very handsome bull Elk.
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I can’t remember what kind of Owl this is in the Kinsmen Discovery Centre.
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The adorable little Meerkat gave me a grumpy look as he posed for a picture.

We found several Polar Bears in the Journey to Churchill – but not in the building – they were out on the Tundra having fun.

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Polar Bear in front is dripping wet as he just got out of the pool.
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Then he dove back in.
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Then the guy in the back looked up and seemed to be saying “Good – he’s gone”
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From the Tundra Grill window, we watched this bear enjoying a pumpkin.

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This bear was deciding which way to go.
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One Tiger was wide awake but I realized I cut his mouth off.
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So, I took another one – but he blinked.
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The other one was sound asleep, so I zoomed in on his nose.  🙂
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The Gibbons were out foraging in the grass.

After covering the whole zoo, we decided we needed lunch and since I was also planning on turning in the ticket stubs from the raffle tickets I sold for them, I suggested the Buffalo Stone Cafe at Fort Whyte Alive.  So, we ate lunch there and wandered around outside a bit after that.

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Burrowing Owl in the burrow.
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Three Mallard Ducks with a Muskrat behind them.
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Then I zoomed in on the Muskrat.
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Last picture for the day was this Canada Goose with an injured wing.

I had planned on stopping at the desk to see if they were aware of this goose, but completely forgot until I looked at my pictures.  I will give them a call this morning.  It is quite possible that they are aware and are monitoring him or have planned a capture to get him to the wildlife rescue.

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