All dirndl accoutrements seem to be required by law to have a bejeweled pretzel dangle attached to it somewhere. We’re not sure why.

  1. Camera: Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS
  2. Aperture: f/2.8
  3. Exposure: 1/30th
  4. Focal Length: 37mm

There used to be more gnomes here, but there was no explanation about where they went. If the scattering of tiny clothes is anything to go by, they’re off making lots of little gnomes to help fill up the empty spots in the rest of the park.

  1. Camera: Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS
  2. Aperture: f/2.8
  3. Exposure: 1/320th
  4. Focal Length: 37mm

Glee: seeing that they’ve recalibrated all the water rides to guarantee a 95% chance of wet underwear and drowned pocket electronics.

  1. Camera: Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS
  2. Aperture: f/8
  3. Exposure: 1/320th
  4. Focal Length: 37mm

Give children a giant inflatable blob and watch the infinite possibilities of serious personal injury unfold.

  1. Camera: Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS
  2. Aperture: f/8
  3. Exposure: 1/320th
  4. Focal Length: 37mm

The bears had beary calippos. Yes, we were slightly jealous.

This bear has lived to nearly twice its life expectation in the wild. It’s lost teeth and hair due to old age. People were still complaining that it wasn’t sprinting after treats in a plus-thirty centigrade heat.

  1. Camera: Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS
  2. Aperture: f/4.5
  3. Exposure: 1/400th
  4. Focal Length: 87mm

Say it with me now. Say it loud. Say it about two billion times.

  1. Camera: Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS
  2. Aperture: f/2.8
  3. Exposure: 1/50th
  4. Focal Length: 37mm

Albino baby South-American muskrat-type…

It’s fuzzy mammalian infants. The internet had to be informed of their adorableness, okay?

  1. Camera: Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS
  2. Aperture: f/3.5
  3. Exposure: 1/160th
  4. Focal Length: 59mm

The difference between a zoo and an animal park is usually that you can go to animal parks and say with a straight face that you’re going there to look at the majestic beauty mother nature bestowed upon us thankless beasts.

We went because they also had a few roller coasters, but majestic beauty was a close second.

  1. Camera: Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS
  2. Aperture: f/4
  3. Exposure: 1/320th
  4. Focal Length: 71mm

The most vandalised sign in the entire animal park is not getting replaced until the kids stop thinking it’s funny.

  1. Camera: Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS
  2. Aperture: f/4.9
  3. Exposure: 1/60th
  4. Focal Length: 113mm