About two years ago, the Kansas City Zoo opened a $15 million, 19,000 square foot penguin exhibit.  It is absolutely phenomenal, and about once a month during the winter, the gentoo and king penguins at the Kansas City Zoo march in the plaza near their exhibit.  Here are three photos from a recent visit.  What […]

Native to central and western Africa, the slender-snouted crocodile is critically endangered.  Critically endangered means that the species faces a very high risk of extinction in the wild.  Adults are about eight feet long, and this guy was awfully intimidating, even if behind glass, at the Kansas City Zoo.

The zebra enclosure was mostly dirt with dry-looking grasses which didn’t make for a very interesting background.  I also tried this shot in black and white.  What do you think?  Do you prefer it in color or B&W? Photo #1.  Zebra in color.   Photo #2.  Zebra in black and white.  

Native to the deserts of deserts of North Africa and Asia, the sand cat is a small, stocky cat with short legs and long tail.  Sand cats will drink water when it’s available, but they can survive for months based upon the water in their prey, primarily small rodents and birds.  About seven years ago, […]