We went to Des Moines to Celebrate Grandma Elsie’s birthday – after the family all departed the hotel, we decided we should do something in town. After a few minutes of debating what to do, we decided to head over to the zoo, luckily for us we were already only a few blocks away!
We managed to make the trek around the park in such a way that Averie was able to arrive at the Giraffes and the Ostriches just in time to be able to feed them both!
Averie was also able to feed some birds as well as go on a camel ride!
It was a great experience, especially for the little girl who is currently aspiring to be an ‘animal doctor’. She’s well on her way — she really wasn’t scared of any of the animals, and was excited to learn different facts about each of them!
When all was said and done, we came home to this: