Do you ever dream of faraway places that you would love to visit? Africa’s Serengeti is on my bucket list. Sometimes I Google Map it and enjoy a few minutes of incredible pictures without the ad cookies or travel companies calling me later. If you can’t make it all the way to Africa but still want to see beasts in the wild; I suggest booking a trip to San Diego Wild Animal Park. Operated by the San Diego Zoo, it offers 3500 animals on 1800 acres resembling their normal habitat. It is located about 30 minutes northeast of San Diego CA; which is a fun destination point all on its own. The Wild Animal Park is an animal and plant preserve that was originally a breeding facility for endangered species for the San Diego Zoo. Recently, it was renamed San Diego Zoo Safari Park; but you can locate it with either name. You can also check out the blog called Roam Wild And Free to read about safaris in Montana where you will see Bison, Bears, Fox, Elk and other North American species in the wild. The blog gives detail and photos of ‘Morning Wildlife Safari’ and ‘Evening Wildlife Safari’ that both depart from Canyon Lodge in Yellowstone Park. http://roamwildandfree.com
If you can’t fly to Yellowstone Park or San Diego today…sit back and enjoy my watercolor, ‘Walking Tall’, depicting a giraffe in the wild.