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Not Quite Top 10 Moments of 2016-17: Zoo Antics

Burns and Marleau have fun at the San Francisco Zoo

by Casey Krygier /

For the past couple years the Sharks Foundation has auctioned off a trip to the San Francisco Zoo with a Sharks player during their signature fundraiser event. This year's generous donors were the guests of Patrick Marleau and Brent Burns.

And although a zoo visit is most likely to be enjoyed by young children, it seemed as if the big kids were having the most fun on this trip!

During an interactive giraffe feeding, Burns tried to lure the animal into licking Patty…and caught it on camera!


Tweet from @Burnzie88: @sfzoo @SanJoseSharks almost got this giraffe to lick the latest member of the 500 goal club!

Tweet from @SanJoseSharks: Alternate angle of the @Burnzie88 hijinks.

Even though Patty was quick to catch on to Burnzie's antics and dodged the tongue, the laughs from both Sharks were worth the attempt!

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