November 9, 2006

“Someone told me it’s all happening at the zoo…”

Gratuitous “look what I did yesterday” post, but it was a balmy 78 degrees here, an absolutely gorgeous day to visit our fantastic Cheyenne Mountain Zoo for the first time. These pics I took of the animals made me laugh. Thought they might make you smile too. Loosely correlated tunes at the end.

At The Zoo” – Simon & Garfunkel

Wild World” (Cat Stevens cover) – The Format

Tiger Man” – Elvis Presley

Lions” – Pete Yorn (from the Westerns EP)

Monkey” – Bush


  • wow. you must be a giant. eye to eye with a giraffe. very nice ;)

    c — November 9, 2006 @ 10:26 am

  • Oh, I love that zoo… They have the feeding area up high so you can get up close and personal with the giraffes, right? I seem to remember being licked by one of them. Ugh.

    Phil — November 10, 2006 @ 12:03 am

  • That giraffe shot is excellent. Almost comical, cartoonish!

    groovyf — November 10, 2006 @ 8:41 am

  • Thanks groovyf! I took about 15 pics of the giraffes, they are so amazing close-up, HUUUUGE brown eyes, soft skin, these long purple tongues. Best part of our zoo.

    heather — November 10, 2006 @ 8:47 am

  • Also recommended: Flaming Lips, “Christmas at the Zoo”; Don McLean: “On the Amazon” (a vocabulary bestiary) and NRBQ: “Down at the Zoo”

    – I freakin’ love The Format. And “Rain”! Ever since I lost my copy of Past Masters I’ve wanted to hear that again!

    Dan — November 11, 2006 @ 9:57 am

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