If you're visiting Dublin, and you like botanical gardens, you should probably visit the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland in Glasnevin.
Because the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland are in Glasnevin.
designed by Richard Turner, of Kew fame (but NOT crystal palace fame, that was someone else entirely), the ironwork buildings of Glasnevin feel identical to Kew.
There was no nametag to tell me what this was, but it had a striking colour.
decidedly not-wolf-looking, though.
I did not see a nametag for this.
and a beautiful texture, too.
Grey squirrel. Good for stew. Supposedly.
Quite beautiful in an odd shape kind of way, and almost elephantine.
I could not find a description or plaque, so there you have it.
This conjures images of the carribbean, with 18th century fortification and palm trees. While being neither.
Unfortunately, their nest was properly well shielded from prying eyes, so this was the best I could do.