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Central New York Zoo News

Central New York Zoo News

Good news and bad news for two Central New York zoos. The last Siberian tiger at the Utica Zoo has died. 🙁 Monona was euthanzied due to complications from kidney disease, from aging. Her sister, Wingra died last year. The two tigers came to the zoo in 2001 (wow, they seem to have been there […]

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Photo Hunters: Balanced

Photo Hunters: Balanced

Pardon me while I whine: this theme is another hard one! wah! Why can’t we have something like “Victorian” or “urban” or “history”? 😀 I’d have loads of stuff for those. Alas, balanced is this week’s theme. Ah well, it’s probably a good thing to be challenged; keeps you sharp! OK, so here’s what I […]

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Photo Hunters: Birds

Photo Hunters: Birds

Ugh, I am TERRIBLE at photographing live birds. Either I need a better camera, a quicker and steadier hand, or slower moving birds… because they always come out blurry! So I fudged. 😀 Here’s a nice bird. HA! Taken at Syracuse Hancock Airport. I DID try to snap photos of the cute wrens flying around […]

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The Utica Zoo in 2009

The Utica Zoo in 2009

The Utica Zoo charges no admission during the winter months! We try to take the opportunity to visit during this time. It was a warmer winter day (late March), so most of the animals were perky and curious. And we discovered a few new things that made this visit our best one yet. My kids […]