After the piss-poor start to my World Mental Health Day, I managed to go try the new breakfast sandwich at Chop and then head out to the Oregon Zoo, where I got to spend an hour with the goats at the Family Farm (not pictured here).

Recently, the Oregon Zoo put on exhibit some Pacific lamprey, one of which was ready for its close-up.

Four western painted turtles at the Oregon Zoo work on a pose for the cover of one of their upcoming albums.

One of the lionesses at the Oregon Zoo tries to get a better look at the African painted dogs on exhibit down the hall.

Mei Mei, the Oregon Zoo’s red panda, came out near the end of the zoo’s hours for a long snack.

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