How you can tell it’s fall in L.A., according to a guy from Vermont
The L.A. Zoo’s annual fall festival is in full swing, with the exhibit gardens alive with color and birds chirping away. But one visitor from Vermont noticed a striking difference in the weather between the Fall Festival and the rest of the year.
“It just seemed like when the Fall Festival is in full swing, it’s fall all the time. There’s not one drop of moisture in the air,” Brian Gagne said.
Gagne was one of more than 4,000 people in attendance at the zoo’s annual fall festival on Dec. 6.
Gagne, who lives in Burlington, Vermont, was not able to catch a glimpse of the fall weather while he was at the zoo, so it was a matter of pure scientific curiosity and his curiosity that caused him to wonder why the weather is so different.
He asked an employee of the L.A. Zoo’s press office how he can tell whether it’s fall outside at the zoo.
The representative told him to look for the leaves on the trees and the signs on the lawns.
“I was like, ‘OK, that’s easy.’ But it’s weird. I didn’t know what to expect,” Gagne said. “I mean, I’d know if it was fall outside.”
Gagne’s experience made him realize how many different things can cause a change in the typical seasonal patterns of the Los Angeles County.
“You don’t really know what this weather is going to be like until you go outside,” said Gagne, who works as a freelance reporter writing for The Burlington Free Press. “It’s the kind of place where I don’t know what to expect. This fall weather has been