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Discussion in 'Living Room' started by Leo2413, 13th Mar, 2016.

  1. Leo2413

    Leo2413 Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    So we're taking my in-laws and heading off to ARP. My mother-in-law is afraid of all animals except cats. She even runs away from pigeons. I told her not to worry they are all locked up. lol . :D

    This should be fun .
     
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    If MIL really is afraid of animals, why are you going to the reptile park.?? No judgement I just find it a bit odd. I don't like heights so there is no way my family would take me to high place attractions. (Tree top walks, climbing bridges etc)
     
  5. Leo2413

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    No she likes animals, she's just afraid. So we think a friendly encounter with a kangaroo will be beneficial for her. It's not like she's going into a lion's cage or anything that dramatic.
     
  6. Lizzie

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    The Kangaroos run around free ... are you going to get her to hold a snake?!
     
  7. DaveM

    DaveM Adelaide Buyers Agent & KFC Strategist Business Member

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    Went to an open yesterday and tenant had 3 x snakes in aquariums. I have no problems with snakes (spiders however...) but when you arent expecting to see a diamond python in the lounge room....
     
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    Haha. .1 step at a time. .
     
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    Bring her around to our place - no entry price.

    We have kookaburras, lorikeets, butcher birds, the occasional rosella, brush turkeys, water dragons, frogs, an old blue tongue that mans the pool and an echidna all running wild in our back yard.

    Just ignore the several spiders. Only one or two are dangerous.

    Sit at the back behind glass doors in air conditioned comfort and see Australia's finest.
     
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    Let me know what you think. We went a few years ago with the kids and didn't rate it. Kids had more fun at featherdale.
     
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    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    For my money it'sBillabong Sanctuary in Townsville. Just don't get into the crocodile enclosure.
     
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    Sounds like you live near @Gockie. I'm pretty sure she gets all that beautiful wildlife at her new place too....
     
  14. York

    York Finance Broker Business Member

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    Reptile park? Make sure she doesn't get too close to the crocs. Those magical hands (that made 200 dumplings) are very valuable. :D
     
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    Gockie I'm an ISTP-A female, so I might be a bit quirky! Premium Member

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    Yep. Same suburb. Havent seen an Echinda or frogs in my garden though....
     
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    I would recommend keeping the reptile park as an ace up your sleeve!!!!
     
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    All in all it was Ok, I think they enjoyed it but definetly nothing amazing. She actually enjoyed feeding the kangaroos. .took some convincing though but in the end she was talking to it like skippys her new best friend lol. The emu she was afraid of though. .they are quite aggressive with their pecking for food.

    Ended the day at Erina shopping. Some retail therapy for her :D

    Oh and the croc feeding show was nothing special eigher. .so far away and they were quite docile.

    So highlight of the day was the kangaroos as i anticipated it would be for them.
     
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    Once took the ex MIL to the reptile park up near the central coast.

    I jokingly told one of the workers there that one of the giant lizards has escaped from the enclosure (pointing at the MIL lol).
     
  20. Lizzie

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    My kitchen window two nights ago :D

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