Belfast Zoo 2014 – in Images

Sumatran Tiger at Belfast Zoo - © Bernd Biege 2014
Sumatran Tiger at Belfast Zoo - © Bernd Biege 2014

As I recently said, we finally managed to get back to Belfast Zoo for a long visit once again – and it certainly was worth it (despite being soaked in one vicious downpour that caught us in an area without shelter … and two minutes were enough for a good shower … forgot the shampoo, though). All in all a very enjoyable experience, though zipping up the hill, down the hill, up again and so on (all to snatch a glimpse at the more elusive animals) was very muscle-toning (my calves complained a bit the next day). But no more talk (a complete review of the Belfast Zoo experience can be found on About.com Ireland Travel), here is a selection of images …

Sumatran Tiger at Belfast Zoo - © Bernd Biege 2014
Sumatran Tiger at Belfast Zoo – © Bernd Biege 2014
Vicuna at Belfast Zoo - © Bernd Biege 2014
Vicuna at Belfast Zoo – © Bernd Biege 2014
Red Panda at Belfast Zoo - © Bernd Biege 2014
Red Panda at Belfast Zoo – © Bernd Biege 2014
Maned Wolf at Belfast Zoo - © Bernd Biege 2014
Maned Wolf at Belfast Zoo – © Bernd Biege 2014
Malayan Sun Bear at Belfast Zoo - © Bernd Biege 2014
Malayan Sun Bear at Belfast Zoo – © Bernd Biege 2014
Lemur and Friend at Belfast Zoo - © Bernd Biege 2014
Lemur and Friend at Belfast Zoo – © Bernd Biege 2014
Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo at Belfast Zoo - © Bernd Biege 2014
Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo at Belfast Zoo – © Bernd Biege 2014
Fossa at Belfast Zoo - © Bernd Biege 2014
Fossa at Belfast Zoo – © Bernd Biege 2014
Chimpanzee Family at Belfast Zoo - © Bernd Biege 2014
Chimpanzee Family at Belfast Zoo – © Bernd Biege 2014
Capibara at Belfast Zoo - © Bernd Biege 2014
Capibara at Belfast Zoo – © Bernd Biege 2014
Bongo at Belfast Zoo - © Bernd Biege 2014
Bongo at Belfast Zoo – © Bernd Biege 2014
Black-Tailed Prairie Dog at Belfast Zoo - © Bernd Biege 2014
Black-Tailed Prairie Dog at Belfast Zoo – © Bernd Biege 2014
Barbary lion at Belfast Zoo - © Bernd Biege 2014
Barbary lion at Belfast Zoo – © Bernd Biege 2014
Asian elephant at Belfast Zoo - © Bernd Biege 2014
Asian elephant at Belfast Zoo – © Bernd Biege 2014
Andean Spectacled Bear at Belfast Zoo - © Bernd Biege 2014
Andean Spectacled Bear at Belfast Zoo – © Bernd Biege 2014

And for those who want to experience Belfast Zoological Gardens for themselves … here’s where to find them:

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