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Pretoria Zoo
« on: April 28, 2008, 07:59:26 pm »
I hope I'm putting this post in the right department. I first thought 'Interesting Places', but maybe photography is better. Mods, please move if you think so.

Anyhow, that said, I paid the Pretoria Zoo a visit today, and had a good time with my little camera, so thought I'd share some of the pics here. There's a lot of pics, but for those of you willing to wait for them to load, there's a couple of some special friends of ours, see if you can spot them.


























Ok, now provided that I get this posting thing right, the next couple of photies should be the special ones.



































This last pic is the dog house.



And here are some more, just for the fun.





















Ok so thank you all for sharing some of the animals and plants of the Pretoria Zoo with me. For those of you who would like to go and see for yourself, I think it's cheap enough, R10 buck gets you parking if you pitch up early enough, R40 gets you into the gate (kids are a bit cheaper), cooldrinks and snacks are about the same price as at a filling station.

Stay well.
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Re: Pretoria Zoo
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2008, 08:02:09 pm »
Phew, ok got it working at last.

A few notes.
Those ancient looking cages aren't holding animals anymore, but I can remember as a young laaitie going to the zoo and seeing the big lion and urang sitting there with nothing to do. I'm glad they've got some good space now. Those cages are going to be modernized to hold something else, according to a notice there.
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« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2008, 08:27:20 pm »
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Re: Pretoria Zoo
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2008, 08:30:57 pm »





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Re: Pretoria Zoo
« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2008, 09:08:21 pm »





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« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2008, 09:11:51 pm »
Oetie, there are hundreds of the most beautiful cycads at the zoo, all different kinds.
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« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2008, 09:14:56 pm »
Oetie, there are hundreds of the most beautiful cycads at the zoo, all different kinds.

I haven't been to the zoo for quite a while, perhaps I should go and spoil the kids (and myself) sometime this weekend...

The botanical gardens also have some lovely cycads, and a nice restaurant overlooking the gardens and pond. Worthwhile to visit.
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Re: Pretoria Zoo
« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2008, 09:29:17 pm »
Cool ek laaik daai zoo....

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Re: Pretoria Zoo
« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2008, 09:38:45 pm »
Cool ek laaik daai zoo....

Het al daai kabel karretjie gery ;D

Hierdie keer het ek op geloop, want hulle laat mos nie bikes toe nie!

Sorry daar's nie photies van die katte nie, die goed het heeldag onner die boom gele en snork!
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Re: Pretoria Zoo
« Reply #10 on: May 05, 2008, 07:02:31 pm »
Was ok da die week voor jou  ;)
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Re: Pretoria Zoo
« Reply #11 on: May 05, 2008, 07:15:01 pm »
was so maand terug daar met die kinders - skoon en bekostigbaar - nice dag

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Re: Pretoria Zoo
« Reply #12 on: May 05, 2008, 07:16:25 pm »
Lekker le daai katte en honde en slaap!
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