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Myopixia had such a great passion. I miss talking with her very much. There's so very much I'd love to tell her about. I'd definitely recommend looking at her photos if you're interested in primates; she gave a great insight into Taronga's chimps and gorillas.

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It was because of myopixia that I finally got off my butt and changed careers to be working with animals... pay is crap, but satisfaction level is incredible... I'm finally doing something that is hard work, but so rewarding on so many levels, and I love it to bits!

 

Myo so loved to hear my tales of cuddling emus, cleaning facial abscesses on possums, smooching kangaroos, and being attacked by recalcitrant cockatoos... lol! My fave memory of her was near the end when I managed to pull a few strings at one of the zoos to get her some personal time with their little monkeys... usually the public get around 15 mins, but she got to spend an entire hour being mobbed by a large group of common marmosets... the look of pure joy on her face was something I'll always remember... and I have photos... LOTS of photos!

 

Some people change you for the better when you meet them... myo was one of those people for me.

 

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Enzi is getting to be a big boy! He seem to have inherited his dad's way with the ladies. 

 

43011030005_e341f7b9c6_c.jpgZombi and Enzi by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

43197636404_47b03730f2_c.jpgEnzi by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

43916093051_ec90de2342_c.jpgZombi and Enzi by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

43197617204_0b5df05804_c.jpgLani and Enzi by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

43011013435_1a86b2abfe_c.jpgLani and Enzi by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

43197613024_13d3b117d9_c.jpgLani and Enzi by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

30046623778_dacce22b78_c.jpgEnzi by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

30046619428_d1e12002a7_c.jpgEnzi by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

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Lovely photos again, Grizabella  :):) Enzi is certainly growing up , while still acting as a cheeky toddler - exploring his talents, getting in others' way , having fun ..and looking at his world thru bright eyes :) it was SO good to see them all on Saturday .

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He has such a beautiful face, and those stick out ears, kind of like a goofy 5yo kid.   He's adorable, great pics as always!

 

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Some more chimp pictures from yesterday. :)

 

42106832940_617929408f_c.jpgGalatea by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

42106834090_bbc7c25725_c.jpgGombe by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

43011014715_afb0cde79c_c.jpgHannah, Boyd and Enzi by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

43011018915_4efa922047_c.jpgBoyd, Tsotsi, Gombe, Sandali and Galatea by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

43011036875_aab68864c7_c.jpgZuri and Lani by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

43916092061_9cd85da27f_c.jpgZuri by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

43197666574_06b38f607a_c.jpgBoyd by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

43197667914_6f9d260976_c.jpgGombe by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

30046608098_37869b8410_c.jpgHannah by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

30046608958_9530f72f5e_c.jpgLani by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

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Some photos of the chimps from today. :)

 

29072346757_dbb3f5fd91_c.jpgEnzi, Zombi and Zuri by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

43290812844_f8db032d01_c.jpgGombe, Boyd and Sandali by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

30140952448_6fe041df4f_c.jpgHannah by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

43960975152_7f55c1c302_c.jpgEnzi by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

42200275770_67eb837a14_c.jpgLani by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

43103436045_53c6c7d30e_c.jpgZombi and Enzi by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

42200269590_3c4230e4bf_c.jpgZuri by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

43103433835_0a712aa203_c.jpgTsotsi by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

43103434055_d3f1bd19e6_c.jpgZuri by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

44009514861_cf0493f43a_c.jpgSandali by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

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