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Installing the Darwin’s Frog Breeding Center, Day 3

…and we STILL cleaned glass.

…and we STILL cleaned glass.

How to get a strong handshake: we clipped the shelves to accommodate the terrarium drains.

How to get a strong handshake: we clipped the shelves to accommodate the terrarium drains.

This steel is HARD!  Let’s get this right the first time.

This steel is HARD! Let’s get this right the first time.

Time to ease the terrariums into their new homes.

Time to ease the terrariums into their new homes.

Where’s a plumber when we need him?  Time to install drain lines.

Where’s a plumber when we need him? Time to install drain lines.

No margin for error.  PVC pipe is a tight fit.

No margin for error. PVC pipe is a tight fit.

This is less fun on some shelves.

This is less fun on some shelves.

Why did placing the bottom shelf so near to the floor seem like such a good idea?

Why did placing the bottom shelf so near to the floor seem like such a good idea?

NOW it’s starting to look like a frog room.

NOW it’s starting to look like a frog room.

Yes Marcela, we’re really going to finish the job!

Yes Marcela, we’re really going to finish the job!

A new arrival at the zoo.  Andrés holds a “chuncho,” an Austral Pygmy-Owl, Glaucidium nanum.

A new arrival at the zoo. Andrés holds a “chuncho,” an Austral Pygmy-Owl, Glaucidium nanum.

A close-up look at the chuncho.

A close-up look at the chuncho.

Our neighbor to the east, a Peruvian Pelican, Pelecanus thagus.

Our neighbor to the east, a Peruvian Pelican, Pelecanus thagus.

This place has cool plants (Aloe arborescens).

This place has cool plants (Aloe arborescens).

Please Stay Tuned…More to Come.

admin in Uncategorized on September 04 2009 » 2 comments
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  1. Jenny says on June 08 2010 at 20:30:

    Too cool. Darwin is smiling somewhere.

    Jenny

  2. admin says on June 08 2010 at 20:52:

    Jenny,

    We hope so.

    Cheers & Thanks!

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