"Xian, looks it's a zebra," claimed Krista.
"ma," came the tentative response.
"Zebra," Krista repeated.
"ma," Xian again countered.
"MA!" Xian was now a bit agitated. This was no zebra. It was a..
"Ma," Krista agreed. Xian nodded her head in approval. Ma is the word for a horse in Chinese and Xian was setting Mom straight.
We spent a few hours touring the zoo. For a whopping 60 NTD (equivalent to $2), the zoo is great trip. It was our first trip and we didn't get through the the entire place. Starting with a few pink flamingos, the girls were primed and excited to see some animals.
The signs indicated that the Giant Panda was a special exhibition. Wow! Giant indeed.
Eventually, we wound our way through the Taiwan foliage to get to Krista's favorite - the giraffes!
Cruising through the zoo...
At the end, we managed to sneak out a couple of critters.