BUT! It was pretty fricken' amazing to be so close to so many amazing creatures. Here with are in a ring-tailed lemur cage:
There's a long drive through area, many miles, where you just slowly creep through huge areas flooded with cool living things. Like this emu:
And this camel:
And we actually got ZEBRA SPIT on our car window!
Here we are with a kangaroo, in the enclosure feeling it's puffy fur.
Lots more photos after the jump...
The expression on Jessica's face here captures the real sense of awe we all felt seeing these animals so close.
HEY, get off the road, Camel!!
They actually let you get close enough to touch and interact with monkeys! Something the kid in me has always wanted to be able to do.
You can actually PET the giraffes. It was so spectacular to see how tall they really are in person.