A visit to The Ridges nature center promised "wildlife viewing," and came through with a couple porcupines squalling like babies high up in a tree, a toad and a snake. Not very exotic, but fun to spot just the same. It's a lovely place for an easy little hike through the woods.
We got some kayaking in, too, on the one day the water was calm enough.
And we played with the wannabe wild critter, Charlie, whose hunting prowess is limited to catnip mice and paper wads on string.