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It's All Happening At The Zoo

Discussion in 'Photography' started by Scott Merryfield, Jul 7, 2009.

  1. Scott Merryfield

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    Some shots from Alligator Adventure in Myrtle Beach, SC last week. This complex is across the main road from our condo. We do not visit too often, but had a little extra time this trip.

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    ...and yes, they do have alligators there, too. ;)

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    It was a nice day (for January in Michigan), so it warranted a zoo trip.

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    From this morning's visit.

    The river otter exhibit has been expended since our last visit. You can now view the otters outside with no glass.

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    The new baby camel, only a month old, and the proud parents. I usually do not take photos of the camels, as the background is lousy, but I made an exception in this case.

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    Tickle, tickle

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    Ramming speed!

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    "Don't f'' with me!"

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    "We weren't doing anything. Honest!"

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    Another zoo visit this morning. I tried something a little different, using my new mirrorless Canon M50 and my EF 70-200L f/4 IS lens via the EF to EF-M adapter. Some of the exhibits are being renovated (red panda and tigers), and that along with the summer heat kept some of the animals in hiding.

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    Had to shoot through glass for this lemur:
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    From this morning's visit. This time I brought along the Canon M50 mirrorless body and EF-M 55-200mm lens. This is the lightest camera + lens combo I can ever remember taking to the zoo. It made for a nice, comfortable walk. The M50 is also much better at recording video than my two dSLRs, so I shot a few video clips, too. The forum will still not let me embed videos from Smugmug, though.

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    Both wolves were out this morning
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    A newly rescued immature female bad eagle, along with one of the older male bald eagles
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