In peacetime the rank of Full General is reserved for the Commander of Finnish Defence Forces. Sometimes a General's branch of service is indicated in the rank. So far Finland has had seventeen of jalkaväenkenraali (General of Infantry), a few of jääkärikenraali (Jägergeneral), two of ratsuväenkenraali (General of Cavalry) and one tykistönkenraali (General of Artillery). Marshal Mannerheim himself was the other one of the two Generals of Cavalry before his promotion to Field Marshal.
The General was inaugurated in 1937, and carried coaches and Pullmans. It received some new lightweight equipment in 1938 as part of the fleet of modernism, but it was mostly heavyweight until 1940. It was the only "Fleet of Modernism" train to be streamlined without an observation car. It lost its coaches when the Advance General was inaugurated in 1940. It was re-equipped with lightweight sleeping cars from both the pre-war Broadway, and new cars from post-war orders. At this time, it also carried the Broadway's pre-war observation cars. In 1951 the General lost its all-Pullman status when it was combined with the all-coach Trail Blazer for non-peak travel periods only. In 1952 this consolidation became permanent, and by 1960, the Trail Blazer name was dropped. In 1967 the General was renamed the Broadway Limited when that train lost its numbers and all-Pullman status.
Normally the word "general" is not used in the Swiss military, with three-star commandants de corps the highest-ranking officers in the army. Under the Constitution, the Federal Council, which acts as the country's head of state, can command only 4,000 soldiers, with a time limit of three weeks of mobilisation. For it to field more service personnel, the Federal Assembly must elect a General who is given four stars. Thus, the General is elected by the Federal Assembly to give him the same democratic legitimacy as the Federal Council.
The general is elected by a joint session of the Federal Assembly, known as the United Federal Assembly, wherein both the 200-seat National Council and 46-seat Council of States join together on a 'one member, one vote' basis. The Federal Assembly retains the sole power to dismiss the General, but the General remains subordinate to the Federal Council by the Council's ability to demobilise and hence making the position of General redundant.
A zoo (short for zoological park, zoological garden, or animal park, and also called a menagerie) is a facility in which animals are confined within enclosures, displayed to the public, and in which they may also be bred.
The term zoological garden refers to zoology, the study of animals, a term deriving from the Greekzōon (ζῷον, "animal") and lógos (λóγος, "study"). The abbreviation "zoo" was first used of the London Zoological Gardens, which opened for scientific study in 1828 and to the public in 1857. The number of major animal collections open to the public around the world now exceeds 1,000, around 80 percent of them in cities.
London Zoo, which opened in 1826, first called itself a menagerie or "zoological forest," which is short for "Gardens and Menagerie of the Zoological Society of London." The abbreviation "zoo" first appeared in print in the UK around 1847, when it was used for the Clifton Zoo, but it was not until some 20 years later that the shortened form became popular in the song "Walking in the Zoo on Sunday" by music-hall artist Alfred Vance. The term "zoological park" was used for more expansive facilities in Washington, D.C., and the Bronx in New York, which opened in 1891 and 1899 respectively.
Zoo was a British (and formerly an Australian and South African) lads' magazine published weekly by Bauer Media Group in the United Kingdom. It was launched on 29 January 2004, and for a time was the UK's only men's weekly after the similar and rival magazine Nuts closed in April 2014.
On 17 November 2015, Zoo announced on its website that it would be suspending publication.
Zoo consisted of a mix of comedy news, sports commentary, photos of semi-naked women, jokes (of the pub joke style), an entertainments guide (covering TV, cinema, video/computer games and music), fashion/grooming and comical/rude pictures sent in by readers.
Zoo was a weekly news magazine aimed at the male market. It was launched on 29 January 2004, as the second weekly men's magazine in the UK (the first being the similar and rival magazine; Nuts). The magazine was published by German company Bauer Media Group.
The Zoo website is a continuation of the magazine's content that also includes original articles, videos and photo galleries. Readers are also invited to create a profile and post pictures via the "Zoo Bloggers" section.
A $650 million plan would give the Los Angeles Zoo a theme park-style transformation over the next 20 years. The city-owned zoo in the city’s Griffith Park... The zoo relies on $11.6 million from the city’s general fund to meet its approximately $25 million fiscal budget for 2021-22.
$650M plan would give Los Angeles Zoo flashy transformation ... A $650 million plan would give the Los Angeles Zoo a theme park-style transformation over the next 20 years ... The zoo relies on $11.6 million from the city's general fund to meet its approximately $25 million fiscal budget for 2021-22.
“The goal is always to offer a safe place for people to come and enjoy just festive Halloween sort of activities, fall activities for a whole day,” said Lindsey Davis, East Hills general manager. The day will kick off inside with the return of Orrick Acres’ Petting Zoo.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A $650 million plan would give the Los Angeles Zoo a theme park-style transformation over the next 20 years. The city-owned zoo in the ... The zoo relies on $11.6 million from the city’s general fund to meet its approximately $25 million fiscal budget for 2021-22.
Monroe CountyExecutiveAdamBello announced the winning name of the 6-month-old snow leopard born in April at Seneca Park Zoo ... “While Kenji needed intense care and attention from our team at the zoo after he was born, with their help he has developed into a rambunctious, playful and thriving young snow leopard.
Zoo expansion proposal ... Zoo at the top of the best-zoos-in-the-nation lists,” she added ... The plan may not be worth the financial risk, he added, at a time when the zoo, which is owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, relies on $11.6 million from the city’s general fund to meet its roughly $25-million fiscal budget for 2021-22.
A 'best zoos in the United States' list cannot be taken seriously unless it includes ours along the eastern banks of the O'Shaughnessy Reservoir on the Scioto River. Opened in 1927, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is among Ohio’s most renowned institutions ... More.Columbus Zoo loses accreditation over animal program, leadership issues, but plans appeal.
This won't just be about big cats in general, however ... Zoo. That infamous zoo was the former property of Joe Exotic and then Jeff Lowe. The zoo has since been awarded to Carole Baskin by the courts. There have been a lot of accusations surrounding the zoo ... They will join Carole and her team as they investigate the zoo.
The falling of snowflakes and brewing of hot chocolate will be illuminated by the millions of lights set to fill the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium during this year's Wildlights Season. As one of central Ohio's most cherished holiday traditions, the annual attraction will open to the general public on Nov.
The decision announced Wednesday by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, considered the nation’s top zoo-accrediting body, was a major blow to an institution once widely admired in its industry and by the general public ... Investigations and reviews by the Ohio attorney general’s office and the Ohio auditor are pending.