I don’t know what it is about zoos, amusement parks, musicals, etc. that brings you back to a nearly lost world of childhood awe and wonder. It’s amazing, really. One minute you’re going : “Hey we better hurry if we want to catch the free shuttle bus service!”
The next thing you know, you’re gushing:
“Aminals! Aminals evweewhere!”
Our friends Halfray and Panda treated us to the Singapore River Safari experience last Saturday. A morning of being kids again, it was!
If you’ve never been there yourself- SPOILER ALERT– here are some of the most curious creatures we saw while we were there:
Right before seeing River Safari’s biggest stars, we got a taste of their impending cuteness by way of some Red Pandas hanging around. At which point, we started pointing out how “Master Shifu” from the Kung Fu Panda movies is actually named redundantly. Sifu directly translates to “master- father, or teacher” in the Chinese language.
If there’s anyone more fixated about Pandas than, say, Pandas themselves, that would be our friend Maan. We’ve taken to calling her Panda sometimes because of this very reason. Imagine how excited she was at the prospect of seeing them for real-
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