Over Christmas break we all had cabin fever after all the snow days and sickness that we NEEDED a day out. We had Troy's work party in Omaha and so we thought it would be fun to head to the Henry Doorly Zoo. For as cold and snowy as it was, there were quite a few people out to see the animals- I guess they were going stir crazy just like we were.
We are so privileged to have such a fantastic zoo so close to us. We had a great time seeing all of the animals and it felt great to get out of the house.
The Lied Jungle
the monkeys were just howling up a storm it was so funny!
The Aquarium- regretably I could not get a good picture of the huge sharks and turtles swimming over our heads
I was fascinated by the jellyfish, since I just had watched the movie Seven Pounds
One of my favorite spots at the zoo- I could watch them for hours
The Desert Dome
Gorilla Valley & Orangutan Forest
Most of the displays were littered with boxes, paper towel and fabric- it looked eerily familiar to my house Christmas afternoon
There was the cutest 6 month old baby gorilla
Wish I could have got a better picture of his adorable face
It was definitely worth braving the cold weather to watch something besides the television- to see colorful animals after seeing snowdrift after dreary snowdrift and to move around the zoo after being caged up at home for several days on end.