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Sir Winslow and the Llama

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Sir Winslow and the Llama

One very interesting story that I recently discovered is about a trek thru South America that Sir Winslow took during his 1912 voyage. In his field journal from that time he tells a tale of how he and the llama first became acquainted. After the ship had reached the port city of Machala in Ecuador to restock with bananas for another part of the journey, the Winslow family decided to explore the surrounding area to see what interesting animals were they could find. A native guide suggested that they explore the Petrified Forest, Puyango which is a nature reserve, located...

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Andy and I

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Andy and I

Some of you may have noticed in my live videos or posts on our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/sirwinslowszoo/) that there is a strange man named Andy lurking about. Let me tell you the story of why I know him and what he is in my life. The story starts back in the spring of 1987. My mom Nelda had been on dialysis for several months and finally got a call that there was a kidney that matched for her. Off to the University Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa! I was in 6th grade at the time and I honestly don’t remember...

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The care and feeding of the animals.

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The care and feeding of the animals.

The zoo at Windy Willows was full of strange and exotic beasts. Sir Winslow had taken care to ensure that each one felt comfortable in their new surroundings. He had the help of his family and staff to make sure every animal was well looked after. The children each had found a favorite creature when they were young and dedicated all of their spare time to feeding, grooming, and playing with them. If you want to learn more about each of Sir Winslow’s children and his lovely wife, Lady Suzanne, please subscribe to our newsletter. It’s fun and we won’t...

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