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San Diego Zoo Safari Park

15500 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido, CA 92027

The San Diego Zoo Safari Park (in case you didn’t know, it’s the former Wild Animal Park) in Escondido sprawls over an 1800-acre expanse chosen for its resemblance to Africa’s most productive wildlife areas. Make no mistake, virtually everything here is artificial. That doesn’t diminish in the least the park’s goal of preserving rare species of plants from around the world — and rare animals, particularly those of the African savannas. More than four decades’ worth of landscape improvements have rendered this less of a “zoo” and more of a safari experience, as the park’s name expresses.

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Adorable baby gorilla! The San Diego Wild Animal Park (I refuse to call it Safari Park) April 2012 Adorable baby gorilla! The San Diego Wild Animal Park (I refuse to call it Safari ...
Adorable Baby! The San Diego Wild Animal Park (I refuse to call it Safari Park) April 2012 Adorable Baby! The San Diego Wild Animal Park (I refuse to call it Safari Park) ...
This bird was desperately trying to get anyone he could, running after them with the lettuce The San Diego Wild Animal Park (I refuse to ... This bird was desperately trying to get anyone he could, running after them with the ...
The San Diego Wild Animal Park (I refuse to call it Safari Park) April 2012 The San Diego Wild Animal Park (I refuse to call it Safari Park) April 2012
Condor Ridge April 2012- Can you believe this is Condor Ridge and the shadow on the rock? WEIRD !! The San Diego Wild Animal Park ... Condor Ridge April 2012- Can you believe this is Condor Ridge and the shadow on ...
The San Diego Wild Animal Park (I refuse to call it Safari Park) Condor Ridge April 2012 The San Diego Wild Animal Park (I refuse to call it Safari Park) Condor Ridge ...
All around great day at the Mission Bay Aquatic Center! All around great day at the Mission Bay Aquatic Center!
This was taken in Escondido at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park during their Butterfly Jungle. This was taken in Escondido at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park during their Butterfly ...
Blue Morpho at Rest San Diego Safari Park Blue Morpho at Rest San Diego Safari Park
Butterfly Geometry San Diego Safari Park Butterfly Geometry San Diego Safari Park
New Spring Bonnet... My daughter "catching" a butterfly at San Diego Safari Park's Butterfly Jungle New Spring Bonnet... My daughter "catching" a butterfly at San Diego Safari Park's Butterfly Jungle
taking a mud bath on a hot January day-The San Diego Wild Animal Park/Safari Park taking a mud bath on a hot January day-The San Diego Wild Animal Park/Safari Park
Escondido gorilla love Escondido gorilla love
Escondido wild animal park cheetah Escondido wild animal park cheetah
lion anger at the escondido wild animal park lion anger at the escondido wild animal park
Wild Animal Park in Escondido. Wild Animal Park in Escondido.
Me, at Safari Park Me, at Safari Park
San Diego Zoo Wild Animal Park Safari Park San Diego Zoo Wild Animal Park Safari Park
This photo was taken at the Wild Animal Park in Escondido, California. This photo was taken at the Wild Animal Park in Escondido, California.
This is one of the new cuties at the San Diego Wild Animal Park a.k.a Safari Park.This baby picked up the tree bark, and brought ... This is one of the new cuties at the San Diego Wild Animal Park a.k.a ...
Nap time at the San Diego Wild Animal Park Nap time at the San Diego Wild Animal Park
The Zoo Safari Park’s spacious setting in the San Pasqual Valley The Zoo Safari Park’s spacious setting in the San Pasqual Valley
A beautiful day to enjoy and bask in the afternoon glow! Lioness San Diego Wild Animal Park. A beautiful day to enjoy and bask in the afternoon glow! Lioness San Diego Wild ...
A beautiful butterfly posed just long enough for this photo before flying away. A beautiful butterfly posed just long enough for this photo before flying away.
It's feeding time for this flamingo at the San Diego Wild Animal Park. It's feeding time for this flamingo at the San Diego Wild Animal Park.
A picture perfect day at the San Diego Wild Animal Park. A picture perfect day at the San Diego Wild Animal Park.
A gibbon just hanging around at the Wild Animal Park. A gibbon just hanging around at the Wild Animal Park.
Ducks at the Wild Animal Park. Ducks at the Wild Animal Park.
A giraffe gets up close and personal during our Photo. A giraffe gets up close and personal during our Photo.
The balloon ride soars high above the Wild Animal Park. The balloon ride soars high above the Wild Animal Park.
A male giraffe gets up close and personal during our Photo. A male giraffe gets up close and personal during our Photo.
African rhinos taking a nap during our Photo Safari excursion at the Wild Animal Park. African rhinos taking a nap during our Photo Safari excursion at the Wild Animal Park.
Butterfly at the wild animal park Butterfly at the wild animal park
This was taken at the San Diego Wild Animal Park This was taken at the San Diego Wild Animal Park
This was taken at the San Diego Wild Animal Park This was taken at the San Diego Wild Animal Park
This was taken at the San Diego Wild Animal Park This was taken at the San Diego Wild Animal Park
This was taken at the San Diego Wild Animal Park This was taken at the San Diego Wild Animal Park
This was taken at Wild Animal Park. One of the tigers dragged a log into the water. The other was watching quietly and suddenly jumped ... This was taken at Wild Animal Park. One of the tigers dragged a log into ...
Tiger at the Wild Animal Park. Tiger at the Wild Animal Park.
Baby elephant at the Wild Animal Park. Baby elephant at the Wild Animal Park.
A shot from Journey into Africa at the Wild Animal Park A shot from Journey into Africa at the Wild Animal Park
Jealous Flamingo at The Wild Animal Park Jealous Flamingo at The Wild Animal Park
Flamingo at the Wild Animal Park Flamingo at the Wild Animal Park
A violet sunset over the pond in the Heart of Africa exhibit at the San Diego Wild Animal Park. You can almost hear the cicadas ... A violet sunset over the pond in the Heart of Africa exhibit at the San ...
Duck pond at the Wild Animal Park Duck pond at the Wild Animal Park
Paper Kite Butterfly at the SD Wild Animal Park. Paper Kite Butterfly at the SD Wild Animal Park.
If you go out to the Wild Animal Park, you may notice that people have scratched graffiti into many of the stalks of various bamboo ... If you go out to the Wild Animal Park, you may notice that people have ...
The hot air balloon ride at the San Diego Wild Animal Park hovers gracefully over the Heart of Africa Exhibit like a giant fried egg ... The hot air balloon ride at the San Diego Wild Animal Park hovers gracefully over ...
A bee on a flower I took at the Wild Animal park. A bee on a flower I took at the Wild Animal park.
Elephants at the Wild Animal Park Elephants at the Wild Animal Park
A Pelican stretching its wings at the Wild animal Park. A Pelican stretching its wings at the Wild animal Park.
The Chilean Flamingo Lagoon, Wild animal Park, Escondido, CA The Chilean Flamingo Lagoon, Wild animal Park, Escondido, CA
One of the birds in the Aviary at the Wild Animal Park in Escondido. One of the birds in the Aviary at the Wild Animal Park in Escondido.
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Thanks for sharing about it, i was not aware of this zoo before but now would love to go on this wildlife safari.

June 18, 2012

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