Tuesday, February 24, 2009

A Day At The Arizona Sonora Desert Museum

Monday we went on another outing. The Desert Museum is a zoo , natural history museum and botanical garden, all in one place.  Within the museum grounds, there are more than 300 animal species and 1,200 kinds of plants. There are almost 2 miles of paths in the 21 acres of desert.

Be sure to click on the picture to enlarge it. 

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Not many flowers were blooming but enough to make the landscape very pretty.

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The owl greeted us at the entrance to the museum.

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Mountain Lion

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Mexican Wolf

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Stormy’s favorite bird the Road Runner

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The Bobcats.

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Forgot what this was called. DSC_0114-1Another forgotten animal.

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A Hummingbird in her nest.  (This one is for you Donna)

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One of my favorites the little Fox.

Lots more animal pictures but that’s enough for the blog.  We didn’t stay to late at the museum the temps reached 93 today.

After our trip we stopped at a small out of the way Mexican restaurant with the best food, and the prices were really inexpensive.  Didn’t have to cook dinner again tonight.  Love that, it was very warm in the MH, and cooking just heats it up that much more. 

 

1 comment:

shoppers said...

Good picture of the hummingbird. All your pictures are great. To hot, you should come home and cool off. It is already 37 degrees and getting warmer. And we are going to have some fluffy rain too. Sorry you will miss it.