We went to the zoo today ("the North Carolina zoo") with Meg, Louise's former preschool teacher. Louise's favourite animal is still the polar bear, even though it was sleeping when we stopped by its house. The polar bear on the carousel was a close second. Claire preferred pictures of animals to the real things. Charlotte liked the tortoise, the playground, and the ice cream.
Here are a few pictures - of a toy safari jeep, loaded with animals, and a leaf-shaped slide: