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Day one hundred and eighty six: Red Panda weekend at Auckland Zoo

This Saturday the 23rd of August and Sunday the 24th of August, Auckland Zoo will be having a Red Panda celebration weekend. All things Red Panda will be enjoyed with face painting up close encounters ( at 12pm and 2pm on both days) along with photo opportunities. 8 more words


Beaches and Snow: Auckland Adventures

I have to say New Zealand really is an amazing place. The time I spent here so far just has blew my mind. Two days ago we went to the Auckland Zoo where I saw my first wallaby! 600 more words

Auckland Zoo

This is a great Zoo, you can spend several hours here. Siamang Gibbons are cool – even if they are the noisiest animals there!

Six Quirky Facts About Red Pandas

Red pandas are sweet looking, unobtrusive and stunning mammals that live in the mountainous forests in the Himalayas. With their lustrous and vibrant reddish brown fur and round sweet faces; they have the vague appearance of a fox rather than a Giant Panda. 784 more words


365 Blessed - 43 - 15th July

Today the most amazing blessing was sunshine! Although I did want to go up to the people I saw in tshirts and shorts today and remind that it was actually only 14. 64 more words

Golden Life

Monochrome Monday: Let sleeping cheetahs lie

Images © Tara Cooney (2014)

This Monochrome Monday, I explored Auckland Zoo with my daughter and this fellow was one of our favourites.

I was close enough to stroke his fur, to trace lines around the pattern of asymmetrical spots.  26 more words

Monochrome Monday