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Visiting Tupelo Buffalo Park

Visiting Tupelo Buffalo Park

Yep….I’ve seen all those things in the last two days.  Yesterday we decided to go see the sights and we ended up at the Tupelo Buffalo Park.  It seemed like a great idea until we arrived & there was no shade AND it was 94 degrees.  Evan was looking quite melty by the end (and so were the rest of us!).  I felt a bit bad for some of the animals because they were looking melty too but it was very cool to get to see zebras, buffalo, camels, giraffes, etc up close.

feeding the ponies

Feeding ponies!

Giraffe at Tupelo Buffalo Park

Giraffe up close and personal.

Visiting the ponies at Tupelo Buffalo Park

Feeding pony #3…right before it bit Evan’s little finger.  He was TRAUMATIZED! There was much screaming and crying & sobbing of “It will hurt for-ev-er~!”

Hot and tired boy

On the bus for the tour of the park. He is sweaty, bitten & ready for a nap!

Buffalo

One of the buffalo…he was giving us the stink eye.

Tupelo Buffalo Park info:

2272 North Coley Road
Tupelo, MS 38803

(662) 844-8709

Monday – Thursday 9 am – 4 pm
Friday and Saturday 9 am – 4 pm
Sunday 11 am – 4 pm

Later, we drove to Tuscaloosa to visit my Aunt Anne and my cousin, April (aka Gulf Coast Living).  It was great to catch up with her & her little girl “Little Miss”.

eating lunch

Evan and Little Miss eating at the kids table. They were a great influence on one another as both ate almost all their food!

flying with magnoila leaves

“Flying” with magnolia leaves in the back yard….

Family time

April, Little Miss, Me and Evan (notice the sour puss face on Evan….he was DONE)

hiding from photos

Hiding from family photos….

sleepy boy

After all the animals and family adventures….Evan is one tired little boy!

Scatteredmom

Sunday 15th of May 2011

It looks like so much fun! I love the giraffe picture. And the pony biting him? I distinctly remember being three and feeding a goose at the Calgary zoo, only to run out of popcorn and that nasty bird bit me in the butt. I was so upset.

MelissaV

Sunday 15th of May 2011

love it. My favourite pic is definitely the giraffe!

Shan @ the fairyblogmother

Saturday 14th of May 2011

Great pictures. Poor Evan.... naughty little pony.So glad you're having a great time.

April

Saturday 14th of May 2011

It was good seeing you! You got some great pics!