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I had no idea how easy it would be to kill 4 hours at the Phoenix Zoo. Our five and two year old boys spent most of the time running from exhibit to exhibit each one more exciting than the last. Its funny how much kids love looking at wild animals, and my boys were able to see their favorites from Madagascar and The Lion King.
I spent much of my time corralling a rambunctious toddler but I did manage to snap a few pictures of the wild animals and posted some here.
One way to save money is to buy Kids drink cups which come with free refills on lemonade or soft drinks. This is a good way to make sure your kids drink plenty as it is already very hot during the day and we used plenty of sunblock.
Just remember to wear hats, use sunscreen and make sure you are well hydrated when going out for long expeditions such as this. I encourage everyone to take your kids to you local Zoo sometime and let them just run around and explore. It is a great thing to do during spring or summer break.