We introduced Sophie to the animals as we walked by each enclosure. But this little girl was more interested in the little boys and girls who were excitedly pointing or talking about the animals than the animals themselves.
At one year old, I guess she's still too young to understand what she's there for and doesn't know that you only see these animals at the zoo. After a while she probably thinks that orang utans, baboons, chimps are all just monkeys, what's the difference anyway :)
A very apt adoption by Abbott for the giraffes :)
Since the animals in the enclosure didn't appeal to her, we thought that maybe the animal show will be more interesting for her. Wrong again. While we were waiting for the elephant show to start, Sophie kept staring at the lady standing beside us. Why she was so engrossed? The lady had a huge sunhat! In fact, she was so attracted to it that she nearly made a grab for it!
Sophie is KO mode. Only took her afternoon nap at 1:30...
But the main highlight of the day for little Sophie must have been the water play area at the Rainforest Kidzworld. After her long nap, a good 2 hours and 15 mins, she woke up to find herself in the middle of a huge water play area surrounded by so many kids.
Initially she was a little apprehensive and approached the water foundation cautiously. But it didn't take her long to lose her inhibitions and she enjoyed herself throughly as she tried to "catch" the water spraying out from the ground.
As she left, she still looked on longingly at the play area. But we promised her, we'll be back someday for more splashing fun!