San Diego Zoo and Safari Park
Look, I’m a zoo snob, OK?
I can’t help it. I’m from San Diego, home of one of the greatest zoos in the world — The San Diego Zoo and Safari Park. The zoo is so big it has outdoor escalators, overhead trams and regular bus service. On its webcams I have my choice of killing time at work watching pandas, elephants, orangutans, condors or polar bears.
I used to volunteer for one of the zoo’s biggest animal research fundraisers of the year. Couldn’t get enough of the place — starting with frequent visits when my kids were very young. Read the rest of this entry »