Definition of 'zoo'
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People have recently taken a negative view of safari parks and zoos, but I think they have a tremendously important role to play. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Increasingly zoos look like relics of our barbaric past. The Sun (2014)The zoo says it was her own fault. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You could also try tackling this problem with a visit to the local zoo. The Sun (2006)We go to the swimming pool or the zoo while my wife does a bit of shopping. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Zoo staff also said they found a man trying to track it with his dog. The Sun (2016)Many showcase work behind the scenes at zoos and safari parks and highlight their conservation efforts. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It will be housed at a local zoo or crocodile farm. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The zoo staff shot the gorilla dead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Family meals in theme parks and zoos can add up. The Sun (2012)It was presented to the local zoo. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But the miffed monkeys clawed at him until zoo staff hauled him out. The Sun (2015)When she's better she can join the petting zoo. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are playgrounds, swimming pools and a zoo. The Sun (2013)This family-friendly green space comes with playgrounds and a mini petting zoo. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Savannah Monkeys have been exploited for biomedical research and for the pet and zoo trade. Animals of the World (1993)We don't subsidise theme parks or zoos. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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