May 31 2013
We departed at 9.00a.m. Watch the day unfold here. Remember to post a comment!
We have landed in Fota Wildlife!
We’ve just seen a female ostrich.
Meet Mia the Tapir. Mia is a herbivore!
The giraffes are just so tall!!!
The giraffes and zebras came all the way from Africa to meet us!
Meet the cheetah. The cheetah is the fastest animal in the world, even faster than Usain Bolt!
Fota Wildlife has bred 180 cheetah cubs in the last 30 years as part of it’s breeding programme.
The female cheetah likes to be on her own in the enclosure!
The male cheetahs like to bond.
Meet Maeve The White Tailed Sea Eagle. She has resided here for 30 years.
Meet our Australian friend!
One of the Agile Gibbon monkeys just had a little baby!
The flamingoes came all the way from South America.
Time to refuel. This tourist stuff is tough work!
The Humboldt Penguin pictured above comes from Chile and Peru.
The Bison is also a herbivore.
Meet Rang 4 & 5!
Meet Rang 1 – 3!
We’re at the Cheetah Run now.
Great time had by all in Fota Wildlife Park. Next stop is the Glen Resource Centre.
The Senior Pupils have taken control of the back seat on the bus!
We’ve landed at the Glen Resource Centre.
Getting ready to scale some dizzy heights!
The Cast from ‘Cliffhanger’!!
Men at work!
It’s all about team work.
These young men have just conquered Zorbing.
Just finished up in the Glen Resource Centre. Superb range of activities for the kids.
Heading to Mahon Point Shopping Centre now for some retail therapy!!
Check out the shopaholics!!
Shopping done. Homeward bound. Estimated time of arrival is approximately 7:40p.m.
Wonderful day had by all in sun-drenched Cork. The children were a credit to the school.
Best wishes to our eight pupils who could not make the tour.
Slán go fóill.