Three Hours at the Zoo

Of course, I am referring to the Assiniboine Park Zoo here in Winnipeg, where I volunteer for a three hour shift once or twice a week.  During that time we move to different locations so that each shift is spent in 3 different areas.  This way we see most of the zoo in the time… Continue reading Three Hours at the Zoo

Assiniboine Park Zoo – January

I am usually a fair-weather visitor to our zoo, but decided that it would be nice to see some of the critters out in the snow.  After all, we have many critters that thrive in winter conditions and I hoped they wouldn’t all be sleeping as they often are in the summer.  The temperature wasn’t… Continue reading Assiniboine Park Zoo – January

More From Assiniboine Park Zoo

I had more than enough Polar Bear pictures to fill my last entry so now here are more of the critters from that trip to the zoo. Cougar Canada Geese (who live there because they want to). Arctic Fox Neither of these 2 would hold still for pics, so this is all I managed. Harbour… Continue reading More From Assiniboine Park Zoo

Polar Bears and Seals

As mentioned in other posts, the Polar Bears are a big part of the Journey to Churchill exhibit at the Assiniboine Park Zoo.  Right beside the Polar Bears live one of their favourite foods – Seals – specifically Harbour Seals. While I was at the zoo on Friday, one of the Polar Bears was at… Continue reading Polar Bears and Seals