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Danger at the Zoo

Saturday, I visited the National Zoo with friends. We wanted to see our tax dollars at work. In part of the zoo called Amazonia, visitors are in a room with non-cages animals (monkeys birds, fish) in a natural looking habitat–they even had a chocolate tree.

One would think that given the multitudes of children who pass through that room, only gentle jungle wildlife would be in that room. Not so! As I headed for the exit a giant pink bird nearly flew into me. It was a close call; I did everything but scream. Thankfully, I and the little children nearby are alive and unharmed. 🙂

 

Pink Killer
Pink Killer

 

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