The Summer holidays are already here in Northern Ireland, and now the fun begins at trying to keep everyone entertained for two months.
We have been having brilliant weather the past 4 weeks or so, and it really does fell like Summer like this year. So much so that we have already had a day away and our first choice was Belfast Zoo.
As Bethany has grown up we haven’t been to the zoo as much as we used to, when she was little. But she was up for going as well so off we headed bright and early on Saturday morning. The zoo opens at 10:00 am and we arrived around 10:15 am. It was the perfect time, there were a few families already there but it was not crowed which suits us fine.
The layout of the zoo hasn’t changed in years so we were quite familiar with which animals were where. We headed out and below are some of the animals we seen.
As you can see it was a gorgeous day. Most of the animals were out enjoying the sun when we visited. We arrived just in time at the Chimpanzee house to see them being brought in to get fed. The eldest chimpanzee is the granny of the clan at 46 years old.
One of the highlights of the trip for Bethany was getting to see the Sloth up and close and personnel. When we visited the tropical house before the Sloth could always be found hanging up high on the branches, but this time it was at head height along the walkway. We were able to get some amazingly close up pictures with it, which was special.
So that was our day at the zoo. Where are your visiting this summer? Let me know in the comments.
Until next time.