Created 1-Sep-12
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One of the last things we did before summer vacation ended was take another trip to the Zoo!
Since Mac had the 35mm camera, Maimeo had to shoot digital -- and managed to come up with some decent shots myself.  (August 23, 2006)© Carolyn S. Murray 2006Another one of my shots -- catching this lorikeet mid-squawk!  (August 23, 2006)© Carolyn S. Murray 2006And a close-up from the digital.  (No wonder Mac and I prefer the 35mm!)  (August 23, 2006)© Carolyn S. Murray 2006MacCaila the Photographer.  She prefers shooting 35mm, just like her Maimeo.  (August 23, 2006)© Carolyn S. Murray 2006None of the butterflies landed on MacCaila this visit, but we certainly enjoyed just looking at them in their natural habitat.  (August 23, 2006)© Carolyn S. Murray 2006Who can resist taking pictures of butterflies?  (August 23, 2006)© Carolyn S. Murray 2006Now our junior photographer is zooming in on the giraffe.  (August 23, 2006)© Carolyn S. Murray 2006I managed to take this picture of some birds flying over the Zoo.  (August 23, 2006)© Carolyn S. Murray 2006MacCaila and Noodles at the Zoo!  (August 23, 2006)© Carolyn S. Murray 2006With school starting next week, summer vacation is quickly coming to a close.  So, it was off to the Cleveland Zoo for another visit.  (August 23, 2006)© Carolyn S. Murray 2006Our first stop for this visit was the flamingos -- which everyone knows are my favorite!  (August 23, 2006)© Carolyn S. Murray 2006And then it was on to one of MacCaila's favorites:  the elephants.  (August 23, 2006)© Carolyn S. Murray 2006Since we're member of the Cleveland Zoological Society, we visit here several times a year -- and every visit means a ride on the camels for our MacCaila!  (Unless the camels are taking a much-neededThe camel rides at the Zoo are always a big crowd pleaser.  (August 23, 2006)© Carolyn S. Murray 2006When we went into lorikeet lane, MacCaila borrowed her Maimeo's camera to take a few shots.  (August 23, 2006)© MacCaila Murray 2006Here she actually caught the bird flapping it's wings!  (August 23, 2006)© MacCaila Murray 2006And we thought this was a nice, crystal clear shot of one of the rainbow lorikeets.  Good job Mac!We know this is a rainbow lorikeet because our friend Judy is from Australia and when she visited us aWe went through two rolls of film during this visit.  Seems Mac is a student of the Carole Murray School of Photography -- whose motto is:  take LOTS of pictures, because then you'll definitely end upThen it was over to the butterfly exhibit, where they also have some beautiful foliage to enjoy.  (August 23, 2006)© Carolyn S. Murray 2006One of the butterflies in the butterfly garden at the Cleveland Zoo.  (August 23, 2006)© Carolyn S. Murray 2006

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