Nap Time

Napping Lions The Sky Tram at Henry Doorly Zoo gave me an eye-level view of two lions napping near the top of a large rock. The lions took advantage of the mid-morning shade before the sun got too high. From the ground, you might see the lion's ear or paw hanging over the side, but … Continue reading Nap Time

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Winter Zoo Trip

Sky Tram Tickets It was warm for February in Nebraska, 15 degrees with hopes of reaching the high 20's. That was balmy compared to the previous two days and predictions for the next week. So, we bundled up and went to the zoo. There are plenty of inside exhibits at the Henry Doorly Zoo, like … Continue reading Winter Zoo Trip

Nebraska Tourism

My first field trip of 2019 was to the Henry Doorly Zoo, the most popular tourist attraction in Nebraska.  School was out so we took our granddaughter and braved the winter weather. The highlight of this trip was seeing the African animals in parkas, mittens and snow boots.  No.  Wait, that was the elephants and … Continue reading Nebraska Tourism

Stare Down

Grimy window glass and poor light makes this classic photo look like it was taken in the 50's, especially with the outfit and hairdo of the little girl.  Gorillas and monkeys seem to be a big hit with all ages. The zoo provides countless photo opportunities of both animals and people.  Shooting conditions are challenging, … Continue reading Stare Down

Stare Down

Who is going to blink first? I like going to the zoo, there is always something there to photograph.  Even if it's not your own grandkids, there are always plenty of Kodak moments with other little kids.  I took a lot of shots here, but this is the only one that is relatively sharp.  Shooting … Continue reading Stare Down