Shanghai Zoo

Natalie Lau
April 10, 2014

On Tuesdays, there’s a couple of students in our program that don’t have class all day long. So, we utilize these Tuesdays to the best we can! Two Tuesdays ago, my classmate, Tyler, and I went to the Shanghai Zoo! Here are some of the highlights from our day at the zoo.

Along the zoo trail, we passed by this large lake. On the other side, were tons of swans and ducks. The ferris wheel is also an addition to the zoo.

Here are the beautiful swans!

We were so close to these critters. There was only a glass barrier between us and these swimming creatures.

Look at these playful cubs! They looked like they were having so much fun. Sometimes I wonder what it would be like to be an animal…..

This was the perfect shot of two lovebirds – bright colored feathers and all.


I must say that this magnificent cat did not have the space in its area that it truly deserves. (Sorry, I’m having technical difficulties rotating this photo for some odd reason).

Everyone was crowded around the panda. He was just laying around. But as soon as I moved into place, he got up and showed off his beautiful body. (Again, sorry, I’ve been unable to rotate this photo as well).

They had a bunch of these small decorated elephants and we just had to get a photo with the most colourful one!

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<p><span style="color: rgb(29, 29, 29); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(237, 237, 237);">Aloha! Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, Natalie Lau currently attends Villanova University in Pennsylvania. She is a sophomore pursuing a double major in Finance and International Business and a minor in Chinese Studies. Natalie loves playing the cello, tap dancing, singing, photography, swimming, and (of course) hanging out at the beach. Studying abroad in Shanghai, China has been Natalie&#39;s long time goal and she is so excited for this wonderful opportunity to fully immerse herself in to Chinese culture. Her goals during this semester abroad is to attain a high level of fluency in Mandarin and grasp a better understanding of the Chinese business culture. She is extremely excited to experience a new learning environment and create new relationships!</span></p>

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