So That’s What a Giraffe’s Whiskers Look Like Up Close! #FortWayne

Remember the 1980’s and how trips to the zoo would involve looking at all of the animals from behind a screened enclosure and glass windows? So much has changed in the zoo world in a couple of decades. Now, instead of merely admiring giraffes from afar, many zoos have interactive areas for their giraffes where you can feed them and even pet their heads if they’re willing. This is definitely my favorite giraffe pic from our visit to Fort Wayne in early June. The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo has tons…

The Wilds: Feeding Giraffes on the Wildside Tour

Saying to someone, “I got this close to a giraffe,” and then having a photo to back it up is always fun for me. The Wilds in Central Ohio is home to three sub- species of giraffe, and in this photo you can see a Masai Giraffe on the right and a Reticulated Giraffe on the left. During our Wildside Tour, our guide pulled the truck right onto a large pasture and the, knowing there were snacks in the vehicle, came right to us. I’m honored to say that one…