Obviously, we visited the Rio Zoo. And what is there right by the gate, if not the bird enclosure that hosts the macaws and many other beautiful birds! To our absolute delight, they allow people in - about ten at a time - and we happened to get there right at feeding time. So here are some happy pics with the birds. (And if you haven't seen the movie Rio - you should).
Lili was also able to interact with an African Python. The Zoo staff were super excellent with the children.
We really enjoyed this zoo. Lili also visited a zoo in Morocco which was great, and we are looking forward to at least the Paris zoo as well.