On July 29, 2008, the whole family went to Claws ‘n’ Paws Animal Park in Hamlin, PA. It’s a family-friendly (although not very stroller-friendly) zoo in the woods, where Kristof, Kelvin, and Carmen got up close and personal with the animals. Here’s Carmen feeding Twiga the giraffe (“Twiga” is Swahili for “giraffe”). Don’t worry about Carmen’s hand disappearing into Twiga’s mouth; Twiga took only the carrot and gave back Carmen’s hand!
Paleontologists were stunned to find something alive inside these dinosaur eggs:
Carmen’s pretty pink dress didn’t stop her from being especially friendly in the petting zoo: