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Prospect Park Zoo, Summer 2017 July 23, 2017

Posted by judylobo in Traveling.
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Brooklyn’s Prospect Park Zoo was the zoo of my childhood and whenever I visit I get a few fond flashbacks. On this visit, I remembered there was an elephant named ‘Judy’ – so I googled it. Oh dear – sometimes, the outcome of a google search is not very good news. But, it was a long time ago and zoos were very different back then. My memory of Judy the elephant still remains sweet. Go visit!

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1. Christina - July 23, 2017

What a lovely portrait of the Snow Monkey family! And the photo of the peacocks …. extraordinary! I’ve never seen anything like it!

judylobo - July 23, 2017

Thanks Christina. Those are baboons, not snow monkeys though.

2. joel dowshen - July 23, 2017

Thanks Judy. Know most of these critters as Abyl and Miles were pretty much brought up there…and learned most of their manners there too — not in a bad way!

3. saima - July 23, 2017

Beautiful! You just inspired me to visit again this week. Is that a new baby Hamydras baboon??? BTW — I love that fish. Fish always look a little like WC Fields to me for some reason.

judylobo - July 23, 2017

It is indeed a baby Hamydras baboon.

4. Gloria - July 24, 2017

Peacocks fighting! That’s a stunning shot.

5. Denise - July 24, 2017

Wow – you got some great shots! Thanks so much! I’m loving the baboon kid licking the window. Those little nuts.


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