Close Encouncter

I had the best day ever yesterday at Currumbin Wildlife Park – yes wildlife! Totally out of my comfort zone which made it more exciting I suppose. So I started with the cuddliest ones and worked my way up from there.

How cute is he?

How cute is he?

He was really heavy, 16kg and not yet fully grown. So that went so well I decided to go for something a bit bigger.

They are so pushy, they try to help themselves to the food and push each other out of the way.

They are so pushy, they try to help themselves to the food and push each other out of the way.

Now let’s get close to something a bit more intimidating.

Australia's largest raptor is a bit scarier up close than you might think.

Australia's largest raptor is a bit scarier up close than you might think.

Right, now let’s try taming a wee snapper.

He's a baby but with a big bite.

He's a baby but with a big bite.

So what could I possibly do to top that? Oh, I know, now where could I find a python?

Do I want the front half too?  Well maybe not.

Do I want the front half too? Well maybe not.

So – all in all what a day!

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2 Responses to Close Encouncter

  1. Fergy says:

    OH MY GOD. I am literally flabbergasted! What has happened to you? You are a changed woman.

    Wait a minute…were you on drugs?

    How on earth did you get that close to a snake?

  2. Fergy says:

    Ah ha…just read the previous post…knew it was drugs!

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