We made another venture down to the National Zoo. This time in the rain. Which while not ideal did mean less crowds and more active animals as they were not hiding from the heat.
Aldabra tortoise which is on the larger side. There was a summer camp group who was there and they were all standing in front of the large males so when The Boy ran up to the display he saw the smaller females. he was bubbling about how big they were when he glances to his right and saw the males. He put his hand to his mouth and his eye got really wide. "Mama! Those are the HUGEST EVER!" It was absolutely adorable.
The Pizza Playground might deserve a post of its own. The Kids LOVE it, to the extent that at least one every 3 days one of them will mention it in some way. its in the farm section of the zoo and they have a large pizza set up with move able toppings. Then at different stations around it they have a interactive display explaining how you get from farm to pizza. How tomatoes because sauce and how cheese is made and the wheat turned into crust. I think its a pretty neat idea but The Kids only care about the giant pizza.