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08-JUL-2006 Jeffery Stahlman

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Phila. Zoo

Back to the zoo. I went to the Phila. Zoo to ckeck out their new big cat exhibit. The architech should be drawn and quartered!!! Not only is it bad for photographers it is also bad for just viewing the animals. They installed chain-link fences in a manner that you can't get close enough to make the fence disappear and the glass for the majority is flat. You can't see the animals without looking at everyones reflection let alone photograph through it. And the original lion house has been redone with large screen TVs. Just what I want to go to the zoo for -- to watch animals on TV. In my humble opinion it was a big waste of money, 20 million dollars, that could have been better spent elsewhere!!!

Jeff

Nikon D200 ,Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 zoom
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Herb Knufken11-Jul-2006 13:10
Nice shot
lou_rozensteins11-Jul-2006 09:21
Well, you got one excellent shot here! Sounds rather like a disaster area .......
Guest 11-Jul-2006 04:08
love the eyes
Graham Tomlin11-Jul-2006 01:56
fab regards HELEN
Guest 11-Jul-2006 01:03
Beautiful cheetah photos!
carol j. phipps11-Jul-2006 00:25
This is a magnificient capture Jeffery and from your description , I have to agree.