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10 March 2009 @ 10:40 pm
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo  
Went to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo on Sunday.

The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is actually on the side of a mountain (Cheyenne Mountain, if I'm not mistaken, the same mountain that contains NORAD), which makes it a pretty cool zoo. The Denver Zoo might have a larger assortment of animals, but the location makes this zoo fairly unique (and a decently strenuous walk from bottom to top). Of course, I took my D700 with me and gave my 80-400mm telephoto zoom a workout.

Giraffes have quite the eyelashes:



As usual, click through for the other animals, and plenty of slimy giraffe tongue.
 
 
In the mood: cheerfulcheerful
 
 
 
Allison Steinastein142 on March 11th, 2009 05:32 pm (UTC)
Silly Squirrel! Cheyenne Mountain is where the Stargate lives.... ;)
Fabulous shot of the lynx, btw.
Douglas Triggs: beardoubt72 on March 11th, 2009 10:47 pm (UTC)
I dunno, I was confused. It looked an awful lot like Vancouver in "Colorado Springs" a lot of the time. :)