The Albuquerque Biological Park, often referred to as the BioPark, is made up of four separate facilities: an aquarium, botanical garden, Tingley Beach, and the Rio Grande Zoo. A small train system connects the four sections of the BioPark providing a fun and easy way to travel between attractions. Although we had a chance to tour […]

Founded in the late 1880s when a traveling circus broke down and went bankrupt in Atlanta, the Atlanta Zoo opened in Grant Park with a jaguar, hyena, black bear, camels, and other creatures.  The zoo expanded significantly in 1935 when Asa G. Candler, Jr., founder of the Coca-Cola Company and former Atlanta mayor, donated his […]

For as long as I can remember, my daughter Gigi has adored giraffes.  To me they resemble one another as both are tall, lean, and graceful. Here are three of my favorite photos of the giraffes at Zoo Atlanta. What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below?      

It should have been a sign. For as long as I can remember, Gigi’s favorite animal has been the giraffe.  Now my “little girl” is a 5’10”, size 0 aspiring model.  I call her my giraffe, and it fits perfectly. On our recent visit to the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Gigi loved how close we […]