So we traveled to Omaha to visit my mom and I managed to shoot a couple lousy photos. Not sure why I was so interested in filling the frame with the boring sky. This one reminds me of a joke my dad would often tell when we drove past large construction projects. What’s the state bird of Nebraska?

apartments on the plains. . . reminds me of a Bill Amundson doodle (Denver artist).

penguin on a fake rock…  and a smug puffin in background… a situation that can only happen in a zoo in nebraska since puffins live in the northern hemisphere and penguins in the southern hemisphere…

The fenced-in sky of the Omaha Zoo aviary.  I didn’t see many birds. Either the zoo is restocking or the birds found an escape tunnel.

Elevated wooden walkways are perfect for “nature.” They separate the humans, lifting them above the muck so they don’t get their shoes dirty.

To alleviate the fears of the humans, the Omaha zoo boasts about the strength of their gorilla glass.

Preparing for climate change… the Omaha Zoo created the world’s largest indoor desert