Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Tuxedo Island at The San Francisco Zoo



Both the photo and two videos were taken at the San Francisco Zoo. I absolutely love penguins and if I could, would have one as a pet. They are so cute and animated as you will see here in the videos. They have their own little island at the zoo which is efficiently maintained and cleaned on a daily basis. They are one of the main attractions at the zoo especially during their feeding time which I believe is around 2:30 pm. I could spend hours just sitting their and watching them.

video

Watching their water antics is always a treat. They many times have races and are very competitive. Other times they just lose the day playing around.

video

We were treated to a short acappella song by one of our tuxedo friends. They are a very playful bunch.

Enjoy!

11 comments:

Margie and Edna said...

Margie: I love penguins too. I'd like to have a dozen.

Poetic Shutterbug said...

Margie, I'll make you a deal. I'll pick up a dozen for you then trade for the Margiedales :)

Jeff Aspacio said...

That is a funny name, tuxedo island. I wouldn't have appreciated the name until I saw what lived in them. :)

AMH615 said...

They are so cute... but you don't want them in your house. We have an indoor exhibit at the Louisville zoo, and they are sooo stinky! lol!

Jennifer MacNeill-Traylor said...

Thanks for the pics! I love penguins too:)

Priyanka Bhowmick said...

awesome pics.. they r so small n cute...

C said...

You know...I have actually-in my lifetime-contemplated on stealing one of these tuxedo-clad precious things from the zoo! Do you think that's possible, Joanne? Have you tried to yourself? :)

Icy BC said...

Beautiful picture, and a fun video to watch, Jo!

rainfield61 said...

They do look like a gentleman, aren't them?

Poetic Shutterbug said...

Jeff, LOL yep it fits them.

AMH, Oh, I know :)

Jennifer, they are lovable.

Priyanka, thanks I can't help myself and take too many pics of them :)

C, no but now that you mention it I'll try and get a couple - one for you and one for me.

Icy, Thank you so much

Rainfield, They do huh? Maybe that's why I love them so much

bessye said...

Oh I love these, my nephrew is a huge fan of these little guys. Nice pictures Joanne!

bessye