Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Field Trip- Ardastra Gardens

Last week Jackson’s class took a field trip to Ardastra Gardens and Zoo.  Calling it a zoo is a bit of a stretch, but since they do have animals in captivity, we’ll go with it.

First we were introduced to the head zoo keeper.  She brought her friend with her.

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The snake had just molted and the colors on her skin were lovely.

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As we walked around we saw plenty of animals and some pretty plants as well.

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This monkey stole my heart!

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While we were standing close to this monkey, the zookeeper walked by.  Look how the monkey is totally flirting and showing its prettiest smile.  For a minute we thought it was for us!

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He is fascinated with animals and loved getting so close to the birds.

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The flamingo show is the highlight of the visit.  Have I ever shown you the flamingos?  They are trained to march around in formation.

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They pick a few students to go up and stand with the flamingos.  It is so fun.  They also let us know that it is mating season and if we come back in a couple of weeks, we may see some baby  flamingos. { I don’t know if I could stand the cuteness}

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Ardastra gardens is such an original place.  If you visit Nassau, it is worth a stop.

1 comment:

  1. Man US field trips are going to be such a let down now!
    Aunt Chele

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