Life, Wild and Otherwise
The Champaign Park District’s Prairie Farm is a combination replica farm/petting zoo, which is occupied, when open, with animals on loan from local farmers. My kids enjoy going there, and from time to time I get some pictures.
A horse enjoys some dinner.
The pond is stocked with koi, including this orange fellow who was aggressively blowing bubbles at me.
All this is pretty tame; for a walk on the wild side, here’s the remnant of a set of five garter snakes that had taken up residence outside Engineering Hall: