Colchester Zoo in the Snow

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A few images from a snow filled Colchester Zoo over the last week. 15/1/2013 http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8190/8385289662_d1415a04db_c.jpg rp-1 by stewart1a, on Flickr http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8465/8385290362_1bf5390a46_c.jpg Igor-4 by stewart1a, on Flickr http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8470/8385291336_c3d74eb76a_c.jpg Igor-3 by stewart1a, on Flickr http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8212/8384208181_4b0544a6c0_c.jpg Igor-2 by stewart1a, on Flickr http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8353/8384209143_588c2bf4aa_c.jpg Igor-1 by stewart1a, on Flickr http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8356/8384209569_f027510f24_c.jpg annouska-snow-2 by stewart1a, on Flickr http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8377/8384210509_3773a9c484_c.jpg annouska-snow-1 by stewart1a, on Flickr http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8514/8384210907_fbdbecbde6_c.jpg amur-1 by stewart1a, on Flickr
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21/1/2013 http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8366/8403794680_fdac96a357_c.jpg wolves-1 by stewart1a, on Flickr http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8466/8402704121_38231ca8ae_c.jpg rp-3 by stewart1a, on Flickr http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8230/8402704975_5fb30a06b2_c.jpg rp-2 by stewart1a, on Flickr http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8511/8402705755_f59f745883_c.jpg rp-1 by stewart1a, on Flickr http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8475/8402707235_28a61df3f3_c.jpg milena-3 by stewart1a, on Flickr http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8085/8403800684_9edab4c61b_c.jpg milena-1 by stewart1a, on Flickr http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8362/8402718563_eda266489f_c.jpg amurs-1 by stewart1a, on Flickr http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8336/8402717903_6368197c06_c.jpg amurs-2 by stewart1a, on Flickr http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8078/8403808038_3fe984080f_c.jpg amurs-3 by stewart1a, on Flickr http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8047/8402715263_e4f9a1e1d5_c.jpg anoushka-1 by stewart1a, on Flickr http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8218/8402714413_63fe6ba168_c.jpg anoushka-2 by stewart1a, on Flickr http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8051/8403801608_c683da31a5_c.jpg igor-3 by stewart1a, on Flickr http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8224/8402710707_732dbf8243_c.jpg igor-1-bw by stewart1a, on Flickr http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8055/8403804754_7cb114d5b9_c.jpg bailey by stewart1a, on Flickr Thanks for looking :-)
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Stunning pictures of magnificent animals! Thank you for sharing.:)

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:) Cracking photos
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igor-3, looks like he is on a mission. VERY good photos, What sort of animal is the small brown one?. Jim. Lincoln .7
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Beautiful 5* photographs, I love big cats! I believe they're Chinese Red Pandas, Lincoln, very cute.
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Matt-100. Want one ;) Jim. Lincoln .7

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Many thanks for the comments guys. It's always special to see some of the rarest animals in conditions close to what you would find in the wild.

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Lovely pictures. The last time I was at Colchester Zoo, I had to get home to see the world cup final. Netherlands v Argentina I seem to remember ? Not a cheap place to go now, at £20 each during the summer.
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I agree with the £20.00. but they have to be given food, vets fees etc, and many kids wouldn't see them if they were not taken there on school trips etc. I.M.H.O. it's well worth the money. Jim. Lincoln .7
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Stunning! Excellent captures, amazing detail and colour! Thanks for sharing, excellent work... :)

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What camera and lens? Stunning pictures.

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I agree with the £20.00. but they have to be given food, vets fees etc, and many kids wouldn't see them if they were not taken there on school trips etc. I.M.H.O. it's well worth the money. Jim. Lincoln .7
Yes it is worth it, and I see they do a reduced entrance fee in the winter, as you won't get so much time there (do Duxford do that ? :)). To get value for money you need to spend a whole day there, with the added cost of food and drink. Regarding the big cats though, they are lovely to look at, but I still find it sad seeing beautiful animals like that caged up. Even if they do have a big enclosure
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Brilliant :) The red pandas look adorable :)
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Any brass monkeys? The sharpness of the images is very noticeable - what camera and lens was used?
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Yes it is worth it, Regarding the big cats though, they are lovely to look at, but I still find it sad seeing beautiful animals like that caged up. Even if they do have a big enclosure
And so say all of us too Alan, the trouble is, is that if they were in their natural habitat, they would undoubtedly be hunted down and killed, and just to satisfy some Chinese meditional needs :confused: Jim. Lincoln .7