A boy and his family planned a trip to the National Zoo in Washington D.C. to originally visit newly born panda cubs, but while they were there, they realized that the most memorable part of their visit was the truly amazing connection the boy made with a sea lion in the zoo's aquarium exhibit. Read the full story here.
Photographer Rocio Preciado explains the background of the wonderful relationship between a boy and his dog:
Once upon a time, in a galaxy not so far away, a furry little dachshund was born, the force was good in him, so they named him Chewbacca.
Celebrating his 12th birthday, the long haired dachshund invited his friends Han Solo and Darth Vader to a picnic at Kashyyyk, his home planet, where every day, a new adventure begins.
You would think that a dachshund and Star Wars don't mix, but you would be wrong, growing up a Star Wars fan (it her case it was more like a religion) photographer Rocio Preciado knew just what to do when the opportunity to photograph Chewbacca came along, even making up the Han Solo costume from scratch by herself, that is the kind of attention to detail that sets her apart from the rest.
Let's just wait and see what Chewie has planned for his next birthday!!