The last place I lived when I was a college student at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas (back in a year that started with a 1) was near the Sunset Zoo. My long, mind-clearing walks would often take me through the zoo which was not much more than some native birds and a bobcat or two. […]
Bringing my photos from Zoo Atlanta in for a landing, here is one last post. Yes, I could have included them in my Zoo Atlanta Review post, but there were already a lot of other photos in that post. Plus, how could a girl currently trapped living in Kansas miss an opportunity to leverage a Wizard of […]
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 […]
In the wild, bobcats can be found throughout much of North America, from southern Canada to northern Mexico. They are only slightly larger than domesticated cats averaging between 15 to 30 lbs.