Saturday, May 28, 2011

Real life wildlife

To celebrate Alan's homecoming and Caleb's return to good health, we spent a family day at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park. I've been waiting for months to show Caleb real animals so that he knows they exist outside of youtube, so I was really excited when I found out about this park which is near Stewiacke. It is run by the Dept of Natural Resources and most of the animals were raised in captivity at other facilities, some were rescued from homes where they were kept as pets, and many were found injured and cannot be released back into the wild. They have large enclosures with lots of natural habitat. We spent the afternoon looking at fox, wolves, bears, skunks, birds of prey, owls, waterfowl and many, many more animals. We all had a great day and I'm sure we'll be going back sometime soon.

Baa baa white sheep

Lots of 'Roarrrrs' for the cougar

First time blowing dandelion seeds, and yes, he did eat a few

Way home after a great day

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

wow! what a tired little man, after a FULL day of fun! I just can't believe how big his is. I am also very glad that your family is back together and everyone is feeling better.