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Farewell Australia Zoo, It’s Been Swell Part 3 of 3

G’day mates! How ya going?

Here’s the shenanigan-filled final instalment of our Australia Zoo adventure. Jason and I have been up to many other adventures since our visit to the zoo with Jordan and it’s only now that we’re getting caught up with posting them. Thank you so much for your patience.

As you can see from our previous video post, Jason and Jordan show off their skills with the bullroarer resulting in the most hilarious highlight of our trip. Here’s Jordan pre-incident, he sure looks happy.

It wasn’t until later in the afternoon, that Jordan’s mishap becomes more obvious. Sad panda Jordan. But we mustn’t dwell, not on Rex Manning day!

Roo Heaven Rules Do not run or chase the animals Only feed special kangaroo food How to feed kangaroo food

There sure are a lot of rules in Roo Heaven.

Attack petting! Jordan and I totally attack petted this kangaroo because he was just lying there and we thought “Here’s our chance! This one can’t get away.”

Come hither.

There you go!

We can’t get enough of these kangaroos! I think an overload of photographic evidence on these animals is appropriate considering we may not see them again for a long time once we return to Toronto.

You put right foot in.

This dance won’t work if you both feet in. Dangit, kangaroo. Get it right!

Oh that’s right, you’re a kangaroo. Here, eat this.

I don’t remember why I was sad faced in this photo. Likely that the kangaroo was more interested in his patch of grass than the buffet in my hand.

Nothing to see here folks.

Wassup, kangaroo? Are we boring you?

Did that just happen?

Oh yeah, that just happened. Nature is interesting.

It was time to see the crocodile show, though you’ll have to forgive us for not having more shots of the crocodiles themselves because we got more into watching it at the time than taking more snaps.

The arena was quite sparse but there was still a bit of a crowd of travellers from around the world. The hosts introduced themselves and asked the crowd where they were from and few other Canadians were present. Woot!

A few lucky participants got a chance to make a fool of themselves have various birds land on them. It was pretty cool.

By the time we got to this part of the zoo, we were fortunate enough to make it for the elephant feeding.

They have a bucket of fruits and veggies, pick one up and hold it out for the elephant to take. It was pretty simple and they weren’t slobbery at all.

Elephant feeding was a success. It was very excellent.

Hilarity ensued when Jordan mistakenly heard the keeper tell him to just throw it on the floor. Then confusion followed when I told him that he did it wrong, so he went to pick up the food but the person next in line was already moving forward. Then there was awkwardness.

Into the lion’s den we go.

It was super cool to see that they had a very roomy enclosure for the tiger to play in. He even had a pool and water toys. It may not seem like much but this was another moment where we enjoyed ourselves but didn’t take enough photos.

I can’t get enough koala petting.

Can you believe that Jordan hasn’t even petted a koala until now?

Watch out keeper, the giant rat thing will attack you!

It’s strange looking isn’t it?

It’s a wombat!

And thus ends our Australia Zoo adventure. Did you enjoy it?

Of course, you did!

We hope you all enjoyed that as much as we did. Jason and I hope to share as much as we can about the people, places and things we encounter during our stay here in Australia as a way for others to learn more about a place they may want to visit one day. Feel free to ask us questions about any of these experiences, we’ll be more than happy answer them.

These entries have also become a keepsake of memories that Jason and I will treasure for a long time. You can say, it’s our version of the photo album that you keep tucked away on the bookshelf. Instead of the bookshelf, it’s here on our slice of the interwebz. That’s just how we roll.

More adventures to come, until then, sprinkle hearts!

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Crikey! That’s A Lot of Croc Video

G’day mates! How ya going?

We’re sorry for the long wait for a new post about our trip to the Australia Zoo. Donna and I have done a lot more since going to the zoo, and we really look forward to telling you all about it, but for now, here’s a video we put together of the Bullroarer – which is very cool, but not as cool as the one Mick uses in Crocodile Dundee II.

We’ll have the finishing posts about the zoo coming out after this in the coming days. Let us know how pissed you are in the comments!

Cheers and beers!

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So Much To See At The Australia Zoo Part 2.5 of 3

G’day mates! How ya going?

So here we are, back to complete the whirlwind tour of the Australia Zoo. Jordan, Jason and I had just finished stuffing our faces with lunch and we are all re-energized to continue our adventure… in the gift shop!

Cute little bitty koala bears.

Adorable little bitty wombats.

Pretty terrible, bug-eyed crocodiles. Why were these ones so ugly?

Let’s cuddle the cute ones again, to wash away that crocodile travesty.

Killing Boomerang Standard. I wonder what the Killing Boomerang Extreme would look like.

Jordan, Jason and me.

There were plenty of miscellaneous Australia Zoo souvenirs too.

Just in case you forget local colloquialisms, you can have them on your ruler!

More treats to take home. I find the Australian Roo Pooh to be a little bit confusing… because actual kangaroo pooh are shaped and look like chocolate coated peanuts. So these are teaching kids that this is acceptable to eat and if they don’t know better, they might go out there picking up pooh and eating it – Jason don’t eat the pooh!

My Steve by Terri Irwin, order it online for $14.95 AUD.

Let’s put on our fancy hats and get out of here!

Jason: Let me drive, woman.
Donna: Tee hee!

Jordan: How does thing work?!

Well folks, this adventure seems never-ending that we can’t possibly fit in all this goodness within three posts. How silly of me to think that the authentic Australia Zoo experience could be shared so briefly! There’s so much more to come. You really don’t want to miss our upcoming video post of Jason and Jordan’s hijinks with the bullroarer. It’s coming soon, we promise. Jason and I are super excited to share the rest of our adventures and will try super hard to get them all up for you. Especially to our family and friends back in Toronto, we heart you!

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