Tiger Cubs!

November 28, 2012

If you live in the Seattle area, and you have kids, or if you like cute but deadly things, then head down to the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium soon. They have tiger cubs!

Tiger Cub (I)

You see, the thing about tiger cubs is they don’t stay cubs very long. Within two years they look like this:


…which is still cool, but not the same thing at all. 

Another fun fact about our weekend trip? It proved, beyond all doubt, that Alex has entered his know-it-all stage. He loved talking to the various volunteers about different animals, learning new facts, and most of all sharing all of the relevant (and not-so-relevant) facts that he already knew. If he had a different attitude, it would be obnoxious. But he’s so transparently sincere it’s adorable — at least to this father’s eyes!