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Friday, May 20, 2016

Goats in the City

As I'd driven uptown to pick up a few things, I decided to make a few minute's use of the sunshine and pop into Queen's Park.

Queen's Park on May 20th

This is now the beginning of our long weekend and Victoria Day signals the unofficial start of summertime in Canada. It was lovely to see all the public green space and a few moms with their kids enjoying the cool but sunny weather.

Queen's Park on May 20th
Queen's Park on May 20th

The real reason I went however was to sneak a peek at any animals which may have arrived early at the petting zoo. Many of the farm animals on loan for the summer were already adjusting to their new environment. The gate was still locked tightly but always opens over the Victoria Day long weekend. It's a lovely tradition in the city of New Westminster. Even today, a few exotic peacocks were happily strutting their stuff for the few outside onlookers.

I'm always as excited as the children in having a chance to pet these critters during the summer months. I could sense a few of these small livestock were impatient for a good chin-scratching.

Queen's Park on May 20th


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