zoological park


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Recent Examples on the Web But Nadia’s test result six weeks ago was only the beginning of an unprecedented series of crises—some existential—faced by zoological parks dedicated to the study and survival of thousands of the Earth’s other animal species. Robin Wright, The New Yorker, "Some Zoos, and Some of Their Animals, May Not Survive the Pandemic," 18 May 2020 Conor Knighton checks out how zoological parks and aquariums are coming up with creative ways to cope. CBS News, "This week on "Sunday Morning" (May 10)," 8 May 2020 Discovery Island, which was originally called Treasure Island, was an 11-acre zoological park that featured aromatic foliage, trees and flowers and walk-through aviaries with more than 500 species of birds. Johnny Diaz, New York Times, "Man Camped on Disney World Island at Shuttered Park, Police Say," 3 May 2020 That zoological park closed to the public in 1999, according to the Associated Press. Sanya Mansoor, Time, "'It Looked Like a Tropical Paradise.' Florida Man Arrested for Quarantining on a Private Disney Island," 3 May 2020 Employees at theme park and entertainment complexes, zoological parks and facilities, and aquarium facilities, all of which are closed to the general public, are also essential, the governor's office said. Caitlin O'kane, CBS News, "WWE deemed an "essential" business in Florida during pandemic, will resume live matches," 14 Apr. 2020 African Safari Wildlife Park: About 16 miles from Cedar Point, this zoological park offers both drive-thru and walk-thru safari experiences. cleveland, "Cedar Point opening weekend 2020: Info on hotels, flights, rental cars & things to do," 10 Mar. 2020 According to The Guardian, the study of 42 animals from 15 species was performed at a St. Augustine alligator farm and zoological park in Florida. Georgia Slater, PEOPLE.com, "Giddy Up, Crocodile! Scientists Discover Several Crocodile Species Can Gallop," 19 Dec. 2019 There are captive cheetah breeding programs at zoological parks worldwide, including the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, but Navarro said the number of wild breeding adults in the wild has fallen to an unsustainable level. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Local wildlife center aims to save cheetah cubs destined for illegal pet trade," 20 Oct. 2019

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1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Zoological park.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zoological%20park. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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: zoo

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