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During my time in White Sands, I walked a lot. Every morning, for about two hours – up dunes, down dunes, click, click, click. I have no idea how many miles I logged, but my legs were feeling it. The first thing that I did when I returned home was to take a hike on Pinnacle Trail with Vanessa on New Year’s Day. The next day, we went to the zoo. The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro, NC. This is…

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Today, I visited the Alameda Park Zoo here in Alamogordo, NM. While I was checking out the cougars (No! Not the older ladies looking for younger guys … real cougars, you know, mountain lions!) I noticed this handsome fellow get into a crouch, like he was stalking something. I looked over my shoulder and there was a lady looking at him and walking very slowly, keeping eye contact with him, like she was stalking him. She moved slowly around the…

Shot through plexiglass In my continuing quest of zoo coverage, I visited, for the first time, the zoo in Greenville, SC. About 2 hours from my home. I’ve mentioned Greenville before as a lovely town, but never mentioned the zoo. Again, I took the Nikon P-510 with me. Of the 3 available zoos in the area, Greenville is the smallest – by far. The other two, Riverbanks Zoo, in Columbia, SC and The North Carolina Zoo at Asheboro are significantly…

When I was driving from Charleston to Charlotte, the last thing that I wanted to do was get back into the car on Saturday or Sunday morning and drive for another hour to the zoo. Well, now that I’m back in town, I decided to head to the zoo this morning. I wanted to arrive at the time that the zoo opened, 9:00 AM. I didn’t quite make it because I needed to stop and get some sunblock and a…