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Animals: they’re just like us!

I went to the zoo today. I love it there. My kids love it there. My husband loves it there. We’re zoo people.

Today taking pictures, I felt like I was spying on the them. The monkeys, bears and penguins. Barging in during private moments. Crashing their contemplative Sunday.

I have been in an existential tizzy lately, so perhaps I’m projecting, but these mammals look like the weight of the world is on their shoulders.

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Jellyfish terrify me. Not the whole pee on yourself to get their poison off bit, but the fact that they don’t have a brain or a heart. Huh? What’s the point? That’s what I fear the afterlife is. No heaven or reincarnation but floating death.

Geeze. Lighten up, Francis.

This Monkey has a secret.

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Or maybe he just remembered his favorite song from Jr. High or smelled something that made him think of his grandma.

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What’s up?

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Nothing. Just hangin’.

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Bird squad.

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It’s okay bud. Nobody likes that Goldilocks brat. And why would you want to eat cold porridge anyways?

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