What I love most about this restaurant is it’s namesake; Albert, a silverback western lowland gorilla that lived at the zoo from August 1949 until his death in October 1978. This restaurant stands where his habitat used to be. He fathered a daughter Alvila and lives on through his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In the beginning back in 1972 there were not many attractions and everybody knew this place as The Wild Animal Park. I loved it as you could view the animals without peering through bars or cages. Hi tech monorail took you to dry dusty plains of Africa. The rest of the park involved walking up and […]
The Butterfly exhibit Note: This exhibit runs yearly for a limited time. This year it’s from March 11th to April 23rd 2017. It will always be ‘The San Diego Wild Animal Park’ to me. After all it was part of the singing introduction of Three’s Company television show for years. Janet, (Joyce DeWitt) Chrissy (Suzanne Somers) […]