My zoo photos tend not to come out too clearly, either because the animals are so far away from me that I have to push my camera’s digital zoom to the extreme ends of blurriness, or because of insufficient light inside buildings necessitating a faster — but grainier — shutter speed (since I usually keep flash off). Still here’s some of the good stuff from the weekend:
Sleeping pandas, including Butterstick in a tree:
Two elephants standing such that they look like a single six-legged elephant:
In the bird house, a funny warning sign and an owl in an O RLY YA RLY moment:
A very stern-looking wattled crane:
See more in the DC Weekend June 2006 photoset.