Tag: National Zoo

  • First Trip to the Zoo

    The weather was finally improving and so we figured it was a good time to take the twins to the zoo for the first time. When Scarlett was around the same age she didn’t care for the animals as much. She was much more interested in the kids around her. So we weren’t sure if […]

  • Mid-October 2015 Zoo Visit

    Mid-October 2015 Zoo Visit

    For the first time in something like 3 years I took my Sigma 120-400mm lens to the zoo. I had intended to get some Firefox (Red Panda) photos and videos, but they weren’t there. That was also a bummer for Scarlett as seeing the Red Pandas was the reason she’d asked us to take her […]

  • Top 200 Photos: #130

    Tai Shan is back for this Top 200 Photo photo #130 is: Another photo of Tai Shan. This time he’s small enough to get on these flimsy branches without falling immediately. It was fun to watch him test the branches to see if they would hold his weight.

  • Top 200 Photos: #138

    Back to DC for today’s Top 200 Photo. photo #138 is: I mentioned Tai Shan before. This is his father, Tian Tian. My wife is always expressing how pandas should be extinct already from having such a dumb diet. They eat bamboo, but it is so nutrient deficient that they essentially have to eat non-stop […]

  • Top 200 Photos: #166

    From NYC to our nation’s Capital for today’s Top 200 Photo. photo #166 is: As I mentioned before, we loved to go to the National Zoo to go see the Pandas. Well, thanks to Tai Shan, the zoo got a huge injection of donations which it used to revitalize its Asian section of the zoo. […]

  • Top 200 Photos: #173

    What’s black and white and #173? Today’s Top 200 Photos entry. photo #173 is: For about a year, we were obsessed with Tai Shan, the baby panda at The National Zoo. We went at least once a month to go photograph him and watch him act all cute. This triptych is from his first birthday. […]