San Diego Zoo Safari Park

I promised great pictures but didn’t do a post yesterday. Well here’s why.

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We went to the zoo, and it was too hot for most mammals.San-Diego-Safari-Zoo-14

We should have been sleeping too.

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The heat didn’t bother the birds. The flamingos were struttin’ their stuff.

Video: http://youtu.be/I7AsucOvTDc

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So was the East African crowned crane.

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and the bustard.

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This gigantic African bird seemed to be stretching out to rest.San-Diego-Safari-Zoo-6

The Abyssinian ground hornbill had no trouble.San-Diego-Safari-Zoo-7

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The vulture was in his element.

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These endangered beauties (Okapi) were keeping each other company and not moving much.

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Okapi

The graceful Southern Gerenuk was looking lovely in the sun.

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And the giraffes were enjoying themselves.

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The rhinoceroses knew how to cope.

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Then the tiger started to wake up.

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He gave us the idea to go home and have watermelon mojitos!