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Rhinos, Giraffes, and, well, Beer! – Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield, IL

  As most visitors to Chicago know, there are two zoos in the metro Chicago area. The first, Lincoln Park Zoo, is just north of downtown, reachable by public transportation, free to visit and has a smallish footprint for seeing it all in one day. Not sure how the big animals feel about the smallish … Continue reading Rhinos, Giraffes, and, well, Beer! – Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield, IL

The Zoo of Jungle Warfare – Manaus

On our last day in Manaus before heading back home, we let the kids vote on (most of) the plan. Yes, I had to see the famous opera house and that was non-negotiable. The kids chose the zoo, probably because we had not seen enough of the animals they thought they would in the thick-scrubby … Continue reading The Zoo of Jungle Warfare – Manaus