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Giant panda cub at the San Diego Zoo

Happy World Cat Day from Zoey the Cool Cat & some of her friends

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Happy World Cat Day from Zoey the Cool Cat & some of her friends!

Zoey the Cool Cat

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Six-month-old Giant Panda at the San Diego Zoo

Giant panda cub at the San Diego Zoo

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Red panda at the San Diego Zoo

Red panda at the San Diego Zoo

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Baby takin at the San Diego Zoo

Baby takin at the San Diego Zoo

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Baby visayan warty pig at the San Diego Zoo

Baby visayan warty pig at the San Diego Zoo

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Guenon at the San Diego Zoo

Guenon at the San Diego Zoo

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Spot-nosed guenon at the San Diego Zoo

Spot-nosed guenon at the San Diego Zoo

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Forest buffalo at the San Diego Zoo

Forest buffalo at the San Diego Zoo

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Guenon at the San Diego Zoo

Guenon at the San Diego Zoo

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Pygmy marmoset at the San Diego Zoo

Pygmy marmoset at the San Diego Zoo

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Albino Burmese python at the San Diego Zoo

Albino Burmese python at the San Diego Zoo

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Johnston’s crocodiles at the San Diego Zoo

Johnston's crocodiles at the San Diego Zoo

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Spot-nosed guenon at the San Diego Zoo

Spot-nosed guenon at the San Diego Zoo

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Eastern Angolan colobus at the San Diego Zoo

Eastern Angolan colobus at the San Diego Zoo

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Rhinoceros at the San Diego Zoo

Rhinoceros at the San Diego Zoo

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Turtle at the San Diego Zoo

Turtle at the San Diego Zoo

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Elephant at the San Diego Zoo

Elephant at the San Diego Zoo

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Guanaco at the San Diego Zoo

Guanaco at the San Diego Zoo

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Jaguar at the San Diego Zoo

Jaguar at the San Diego Zoo

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Mama koala and her joey at the San Diego Zoo

Mama koala and her joey at the San Diego Zoo

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Mama lesser kudu and her baby at the San Diego Zoo

Mama lesser kudu and her baby at the San Diego Zoo

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Polar bear at the San Diego Zoo

Polar bear at the San Diego Zoo

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Mama mallard duck and her ducklings at the San Diego Zoo

Mama mallard duck and her ducklings at the San Diego Zoo

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Desert bighorn sheep at the San Diego Zoo

Desert bighorn sheep at the San Diego Zoo

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Camel at the San Diego Zoo

Camel at the San Diego Zoo

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Squirrels at Chollas Lake Park in San Diego

Squirrels at Chollas Lake Park in San Diego

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Black-crowned night heron at Mission Bay in San Diego

Black-crowned night heron at Mission Bay in San Diego

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Robin(?) at the Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Robin(?) at the Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanical Garden

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Pelicans at Sunset Cliffs in Ocean Beach

Pelicans at Sunset Cliffs in Ocean Beach

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Mourning dove looking through the window at Zoey the Cool Cat

Mourning dove looking through the window at Zoey the Cool Cat

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Dragonfly visiting my garden wall

Dragonfly visiting my garden wall

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Pigeon watching the Imperial Beach Surf Dog competition

Piegon watching the Imperial Beach Surf Dog competition

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Pigeon sharing my breakfast table at the beach

Pigeon sharing my breakfast table at the beach

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Osprey on Shelter Island in San Diego

Osprey on Shelter Island in San Diego

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Two-month-old flamingo chick at the San Diego Zoo

Two-month-old flamingo chick at the San Diego Zoo

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End of the world postponed, so it’s off to the San Diego Zoo!

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I was successful at getting the Mayans to postpone the end of the world to 3012. Of course, just like the government, that means I kicked the problem down the road. We’ll let our great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandchildren deal with it.

Meanwhile, enjoy some more pictures of wildlife that make the San Diego Zoo their home. I hope I’m not boring you with San Diego Zoo pictures. If I am, well, bear with me; it’s my favorite place to go to get away from it all and relax for a couple of hours.

Arabian oryx at the San Diego Zoo

I’m not sure I would want to run around all my life with three-foot spikes sticking out of my head, but maybe next Halloween I’ll try it.

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Lesser kudu at the San Diego Zoo

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Ross's Goose at the San Diego Zoo

Several decades ago I worked as a copywriter/editor/proofer for the University Press, the College of Science, and the Department of Chemistry at Texas A&M University. That’s when I overcame my fear of the possessive S, as in Ross’s Goose above.

There are a couple of general rules that you can follow which are good in 99% of the cases. First, if you pronounce the possessive S, then use the apostrophe S. Since I pronounce Ross’s as Ross-es, I spell it with the apostrophe S. A couple of well-known exceptions are Jesus and Texas. Even though you pronounce the possessive S, you don’t use the S after the apostrophe (Jesus’, not Jesus’s, and Texas’, not Texas’s).

Another exception is that you don’t use the ending S if the following word begins with an S. For example, if that were Ross’ Snow Goose, the S that would normally be after the apostrophe gets left off. Too many Ses (S’s?) in a row would make you think of, what? A snake.

Albino Burmese Python at the San Diego Zoo

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Ring-necked Duck at the San Diego Zoo

Mr. Ring-necked Duck looks like he has a little attitude. I promised him that none of my blog readers would make fun of him, so be sure to LIKE him.

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Smew at the San Diego Zoo

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Andean Condor at the San Diego Zoo

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These next two birds might not actually make their homes at the San Diego Zoo because they are free to come and go, visiting the wonderful San Diego area at will. However, if you could make your home at the San Diego Zoo, where you would get regular feedings and have people oooh and aaah over you, well, wouldn’t you?………:)

Great Blue Heron at the San Diego Zoo

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Great Egret at the San Diego Zoo

I’ve always known the Great Egret by that name but recently I read a blog from a blogger in Florida who called it a Great White Heron, which is also one of its common names.

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Marbled Duck at the San Diego Zoo

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Ashy-headed Goose at the San Diego Zoo

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Coronated Fruit Dove at the San Diego Zoo

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Johnston's Crocodile at the San Diego Zoo

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Fishing Cat at the San Diego Zoo

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Visayan Warty Pig at the San Diego Zoo

The Visayan Warty Pig is a juvenile, so it does not have a single wart yet.

Once you see an adult, you’ll truly believe that there are faces that only a mother could love.

Here, let me show you one:

Visayan Warty Pig at the San Diego Zoo

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Hippopotamus at the San Diego Zoo

The hippopotamus is a young one, born on January 26, 2011, which happens to be my wise old grandmother‘s birthday. She would have been exactly 100 years old, so I have a special fondness for that little hippo.

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Giraffe at the San Diego Zoo

Gimme some tongue, baby!

San Diego Zoo logo

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I try to go to SeaWorld, the Zoo, and the Safari Park each week, and I really don’t like to miss one of them. Thus I start early in the week so that if work gets in the way, I’ll have as many done as possible. Today’s trip was to the San Diego Zoo, and it was one of the best visits I’ve ever had. The animals seemed to know that I was coming today and were being very photogenic. And animals that are rarely seen — fishing cat, Andean condor, maned wolf — were out and about. Enjoy!

Giraffe at the San Diego Zoo

Gimme some tongue, Baby!

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Duck and turtle at the San Diego Zoo

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Turtles at the San Diego Zoo

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Rhinoceros at the San Diego Zoo

Rhinoceros at the San Diego Zoo

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Red kangaroo at the San Diego Zoo

Red kangaroo at the San Diego Zoo

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Capybaras (world's largest rodent) at the San Diego Zoo

Capybaras (world’s largest rodent) at the San Diego Zoo

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Maned wolves at the San Diego Zoo

Maned wolves at the San Diego Zoo

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Polar bear at the San Diego Zoo

Polar bear at the San Diego Zoo

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Andean condor at the San Diego Zoo

Andean condor at the San Diego Zoo

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San Diego Zoo

“I love you.” “And I love you, too.”

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Malayan tiger at the San Diego Zoo

Malayan tiger at the San Diego Zoo

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Albino Burmese python at the San Diego Zoo

Albino Burmese python at the San Diego Zoo

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Fishing cat at the San Diego Zoo

Fishing cat at the San Diego Zoo

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Coronated fruit dove at the San Diego Zoo

Coronated fruit dove at the San Diego Zoo

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Gharial and reflection at the San Diego Zoo

Gharial and reflection at the San Diego Zoo

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Baby flamingo at the San Diego Zoo

Baby flamingo at the San Diego Zoo

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Looking for real estate services in San Diego County?
I can highly recommend
James Frimmer, Realtor
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If you’re looking for a home inspector,
I recommend Russel Ray — that’s me!Real Estate Solutions

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