Place – Cape May Zoo – The Park – Part III

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As you pass through the entrance of the Cape May Zoo you enter a free, beautifully maintained, eighty-acre park facility. The Cape May Zoo asks only for a donation as an entrance fee.

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Some areas of the park  resemble a savannah plain in Africa, other exhibits are maintained on New Jersey Wetlands. The green mosses of my state are one of my favorite sights.

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The Leucistic White-tailed Deer are an interesting exhibit. The deer are not considered albino due to some pigment in eyes, ears, noses and sometimes spots on their bodies.

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One of our favorite moments was the interaction between one of the deer and a groundskeeper.

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Another moment of fun was discovering these winsome baby squirrels in the rafters of a pavilion. We were surprised to see a nest with babies in December.

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The mother squirrel was uneasy with our attention to her babies and darted to and fro like an acrobat  to draw us away from the nest site.

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The reptile house is terrific. I loved this green snake hanging on a branch,  posing like an illustration in  a favorite children’s storybook titled “Verdi” by Janell Cannon.

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I guarantee, if you enjoy animals in a natural, beautiful setting, you will leave Cape May Zoo with a smile on your face.

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