zoological garden


Examples of zoological garden in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Visitors in the early 20th century saw a Spanish Mission-style shelter house with observation towers, a zoological garden with two brown bears and a vineyard, among a bevy of activities. Domenica Bongiovanni, The Indianapolis Star, 18 Feb. 2022 The resort also doubled as a zoological garden, according to its website, and was home to llamas, zebras, exotic birds and cats. San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 Apr. 2021 The piece does contain some of the familiar stories — such as how Lewis convinced himself of the existence of a loving God while on the back of a motorcycle on the way to a zoological garden. Chris Jones, chicagotribune.com, 25 Oct. 2019 Visitors in the early 20th century would have seen a Spanish Mission-style shelter house with observation towers, a zoological garden where two brown bears resided and a vineyard. Domenica Bongiovanni, Indianapolis Star, 24 July 2019 Pictures: Albino and Other Unusually White Animals 1 / 5 View Images One study found that out of 19 white lion cubs bred at a zoological garden in Italy, four were stillborn and another 13 didn’t survive the first month. National Geographic, 27 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1827, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of zoological garden was in 1827

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“Zoological garden.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zoological%20garden. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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