I must still be a kid at heart because I still love going to the zoo. I love the sights, the sounds and (yes) even the smells. If you’ve ever been to a good zoo, you will know that there is so much more to see than just the animals. Zoo curators actually put a lot of time and effort into the scenery, architecture and foliage of their exhibits. So look around. Look up and look down. What you will notice in the details is nothing short of spectacular.
Yesterday the kids and I went to one of our favorite zoo’s: The Detroit Zoo. I love this zoo for so many reasons, but one of those reasons is because of its natural beauty. Seriously, you could spend an entire day just moseying through the nature trails, relaxing on the boardwalk or having a picnic in one of their many parks. There is just so much to do at the Detroit Zoo even after you have visited with all of the animals!
But let’s say you really just wanted to see the animals, well they’ve got them too. Most of the exhibits are open air exhibits without cage boundaries so it feels like you can get up close and personal with the animals.
During our visit with the bears we got to see them playing. They would stand up on their hind legs and hit each other in the face, then run, play and jump on each other. It was beautiful, magnificent and funny all at the same time.
The beauty and enjoyment at this zoo is what keeps us coming back time and time again. For more information on visiting the Detroit Zoo, check out their website: http://www.detroitzoo.org/