Right after Christmas, I purchased a new coat during the boxing day sales. It is much warmer than anything I have had before and would come in handy while volunteering at the zoo and walking at Fort Whyte Alive. The weather was warmer than usual during this time, so I didn’t wear it until today when I had the time to get out to Fort Whyte Alive.
The temperature was -13C with a wind chill value of -19 – so still not the extreme cold that I would need this coat for, but cold enough to see how it was.
I took a few pictures of the native fish & turtles inside the 2nd building, but only two actually turned out well enough to show. The first are Painted Turtles and I believe the fish are Perch.
Just outside the door were 4 White-tail Deer. They stopped to pose for photos.
The paths were fairly good for walking, especially on the side where the Bison are located and I snapped a few pictures on my walk.
I was more than warm enough in my new coat.
2 thoughts on “A Walk at Fort Whyte Alive”
It’s amazing the temperature differences Mavis. We are having 40 degree temperatures here in Australia. I don’t like the heat. I really don’t.
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Wow – that is HOT Sue! I wouldn’t like that any more than -40 that we sometimes get here too. The hottest we get here is the low +30s.
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