Pygmy Marmoset at Beardsley Zoo, Bridgeport, Connecticut

Pygmy Marmoset at Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo  In my visit to the Beardsley Zoo in the fall of last year, I took a few photos of this Pygmy Marmoset.  This was probably the most camera shy animal I saw at the zoo.  It was fine when I was just looking, […]

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Snake at the Beardsley Zoo

Snake at Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo  Unfortunately, I’m not 100% sure the name of this snake.  I believe it’s a Boa, but I’m not positive.  According to the Beardsley Zoo website, they have over 20 different kinds of reptiles.  The closest one I see on the website is the […]

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Rhea at Beardsley Zoo

Rhea at Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo  It’s been a long, hard week, so this will be a very short post.  Here’s a close-up photo of one of the Rhea’s at the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, Connecticut.  This bird was kind of a ham and came right up to the camera […]

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Prarie Dogs at Beardsley Zoo

Prarie Dogs at Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo  My thanks to these two cute little prarie dogs (Cynomys ludovicians) for posing for this photograph.  I really enjoyed the prarie dog exhibit at the Beardsley Zoo – it is very well done and has an interactive area where you can stick your head […]

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River Otter (Lontra canadensis) at Beardsley Zoo

River Otter at Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo  The River Otters (Lontra canadensis) were probably the most interesting animals at the Beardsley Zoo;  they definitely had the most people watching them when I was there.  They were swimming, flipping, and generally clowning around.  Another great exhibit, which even has a water […]

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Gray Wolf at Beardsley Zoo

Gray Wolf at Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo  Today was another day that I wanted to stay relatively close to home.  I headed out with the intention of checking out the foliage in southern Connecticut, but after a short drive, it was looking bleak – most of the autumn colors are […]

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