My good friends Sasha & Mike invited me to go with them to Wildlife Safari this last Sunday. It was a fun little day trip. We left around 10:30 then had some fun @ Wildlife Safari for few hours. We then had lunch at the cutest Tapas Bar in Roseburg called ‘Mark V’. Then we headed back down Interstate 5 to 7-Feathers Casino.
Did you know it was against their rules to take pictures inside the Casino? Well, we didn’t, but we do now…. I wouldn't recommend it! Hah.
Here are Sasha & Mike in front of the Casino…
Sasha & I enjoying some sunshine before heading in to gamble!
Wildlife Safari was a blast – I had been there once before on a field trip in 5th or 6th grade… but taking it in as an adult is another experience.
At least to me! ; )
First, we walked around the little exhibits and stretched our legs for awhile. Here are a few snapshots of the cute little animals….
Then, a real life Bambi…
Camel Ride anyone? No Thanks….
YES! That’s right there were Lions & Tigers, & Bears! Oh MY!
And, I will say, the brown bears were my favorite part! They looked so cute and cuddly – and I know their looks are deceiving because they could have me for dinner in about oh… probably 45 seconds!
They all looked nice and relaxed while cooling off in their mini-lake just going for a daytime swim.
Then there was this little fella cooling off in the shade!
Further down they had the black bears… and I thought this was just too cute!!! I hope he was a having a nice time taking a lil’ dip in the kiddie pool!
Here are Sasha, Mike, & I just having a good ol’ time!I am so lucky to have these two in my life! They are some amazing friends!
We saw some cool animals over the course of a couple hours! I hope you enjoy these snapshots…
Looks like a statue huh?
As cool as this was, I don’t think I would want to be in that truck so the the giraffes could eat out of my hand. That is definitely too close for comfort.
I think this was the closest I have ever been to a bald eagle! Pretty amazing to me!
I hope we weren’t disturbing his nap!
This little thing looks harmless but Mike told me they are vicious little things!
I never knew Elephants were so hairy. She is 40 years old.
This little monkey kept us entertained for quite awhile. I had video of him swinging around but there were some um… technical difficulties in the background. LoL ; )
They decided to mow the field that day… which wasn’t a good thing for my allergies, but its okay because at least they were doing it style in their Kubota Tractor. If you need one, let me know - I know the perfect place to buy or rent one! ; )
And, this was just gross, these camels were shedding… they didn’t look very attractive!
This little creature was too cute!
And, in case you were ever curious… Lilies are my favorite flower and I just had to capture this picture!
Well, Hello There Mister!
Grrr… is the only expression I can think of when it comes to them.
So, that is a summary of our little day trip. It was fun! I hope to go again this summer and take Gage. He would really enjoy it! All I could think about while I was there was how much he would love seeing all these animals especially the bears!
That was one adventure to begin this summer – I can’t wait to go on more!
Sunshine + No school =
FUN Adventures with family & friends!
-Lindsay : )