Zoos

Exploring the Kansas City Zoo With a 6 Year Old

June 2, 2012

Want to see something in a new light?  See it with a six-year-old. My cousin and I visited the Kansas City Zoo yesterday, with her six-year-old nephew. What fun is was to explore the zoo with a knowledgeable six year old who could explain to his adult companions which animals are omnivores.  Fun at the […]

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Exploring Anchorage, Alaska: Binky the Polar Bear and the Alaska Zoo

August 22, 2011

We are visiting Mr. Jones’ hometown of Anchorage, Alaska, and staying in what Miami Herald columnist Dave Barry calls a “two-bear” hotel. Seeing the two bears in the lobby reminded Mr. Jones of one Barry’s columns on Alaska from 1995. In his DON’T FEED THE TOURISTS column, Barry writes about “Binky” — a polar bear at Anchorage’s zoo […]

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