Desert adventures

Since today is my day off we decided to head out for an adventure. First stop was one of our favorite spots in Tucson. The Arizona Sonora Desert Museum. This is a place where static museum displays meets live animal habitats. Lots of walking outside with indoor exhibits scattered about.

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We walked for a couple of hours. One of the coolest views was the bobcat who had just caught a squirrel. He was walking around the exhibit with it hanging from his mouth. J explained to us “he is looking for a place to cache it.  It can stay good for a couple of days if buried in the cool earth. ”  too bad there was no place to dig in the exhibit.

After the desert museum we drove back towards home and stopped at the International Wildlife Museum. Or as locals call it, the dead animal museum. Thankfully many of the exhibits are really paper mache and not taxedermy. J loves this museum best of all. I think it is because very little changes from visit to visit. He knows where to find his favorite animals and he never has to worry about them sleeping out of sight or being off exhibit.

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We had a great first half of the day together. They have plans without me this afternoon. My plans are to enjoy the quiet.

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