Some context - my friend Matt told me that he'd been invited to an event by a Japanese girl. She also told him she'd bring a friend, so he should too. Wanting to be a good wingman, I
We met up in Shinjuku station - turns out it was Matt, myself, two Japanese friends of Matt, as well as three other foreigners: a British girl, a French guy and a Portuguese girl. Definitely one of the more international events I have taken part in since getting here...
In any case, I don't think I have any other witty things to say, so here are some pictures.
|Going to Africa!|
|Dangerous! Don't you dare climb this!|
|Dangerous! Please don't climb here.|
Now, I should frame the rest of this post by explaining that it was bitterly cold (by Tokyo standards) when we visited the zoo. We first went to go see the lions...
|For some reason this is the building where the lions were kept|
|For 1000Y, you can be driven around to see the lions "up close" - seemed expensive|
|Soaking up the sun, it seems|
|The watering hole|
More animal pictures follow:
|This poor guy looked really lonely...|
|Flamingos which were much more white than they were pink|
|Only guy who didn't seem to be freezing|
|This poor fellow had clipped wings and couldn't fly at all|
|This guy was walking around like a boss|
|Of course the Koalas were one of the main attraction|
|The koalas were indoors, but... their living space was pretty lame|
|Poor frozen tiger|
|This... Jaguar? kept pacing back and forth at us - I think he was hungry|
|Red panda! This guy was so adorable - I want one!|
So that was the trip to Tama Zoo!