Zoos

From waddling penguins and tiny jellyfish to snoozing capybaras and frolicking baby otters

mongoose at the Berlin Zoo

Zoo Berlin, A Fantastic Attraction for Animal Fanatics

Zoos are something that always make me feel conflicted. While I hate seeing wild animals in captivity, especially if they seem agitated, I love animals. LOVE them! It's unusual for us to even visit more than one zoo in a year, but during our recent trip to Ber...

8 Highlights of the Cologne Zoo

Love 'em or hate 'em, zoos are an excellent way to get your wildlife fix if you're an animal lover.  Like many people, I'm a bit on the fence about zoos.  Of the estimated 10,000 zoos worldwide, I'd like to think that the vast majority operate by prioritizing ...

Basel’s Penguin Parade

On Friday, Travis attended an all-day science seminar in Basel for work.  About 135 km (80+ miles) away, it's about as far north as you can get and still be in Switzerland.  If you miss your exit, another 2 kilometers puts you in France.  Basel, a town of just...