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 team from Moscow Zoo flew out to tranquilize the animal with a dart, remove the sharp metal from its mouth, and treat the cuts to its tongue ... But our specialists will be nearby, watching the process,” said Svetlana Akulova, director general of Moscow Zoo.
Zoo returns Aug ... “This is a really not-to-miss opportunity to explore the zoo, enjoy the lush grounds and look at the wildlife while strolling around and sampling from more than 50 breweries and cider makers,” said Emily Marrin, marketing and communications director for the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association ... Zoo ... Zoo, 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles.
HopeCancer. The Wellness Center for Hope at Hope Cancer Resources offers a yoga, meditation and fitness class for cancer patients and caregivers in person, via Zoom and YouTube ... Donations of new or gently used items are also accepted ... Donors will also receive two tickets for general admission to the Dickerson Park Zoo and a "Be fabZOOlous" T-shirt.
Tickets go on sale next week for the Louisville Zoo’s new dates for its sloth experience set to open next year ... Tickets to the sloth experience are $90 per person and can be purchased as an add-on option with a general admission ticket or purchased separately with a zoo membership.
“We also talk just about trauma in general, and how it can affect a person’s reactions ... From August 1st through September 30th, 2022, successful donors at all CommunityBloodCenter of the Ozarks mobile blood drives and donor centers will receive two tickets for general admission to the Dickerson Park Zoo and a “Be fabZOOlous” T-shirt.
It’s no surprise that the Utica Zoo’s Brewfest, to be held 6 to 9 p.m. on Aug. 6, is the place to go to sample the best in adult beverages ... But did you know that there’s plenty to satisfy your musical cravings as well? ... General Admission is $50 in advance and $55 at the door. Admission for Utica Zoo Members is $45 in advance and $50 at the door. .
A subsidiary of Volkswagen that acquired Navistar in 2021 has reported a steady performance for the first half of this year amid supply chain issues ... It currently employs more than 1,000 people at its Springfield facility that builds medium-duty trucks as well as cutaway vans for General Motors ... 1 ... Cincinnati Zoo says Bibi could give birth at anytime.
Baby giraffe Ballyhenry at Belfast Zoo ... Belfast Zoo Sarah Burns ... Belfast Zoo is celebrating the birth of an endangered Rothschild’s giraffe ... The male calf measures 5ft 7in and he and his mother, Casey, are doing well, the zoo said ... Newborn giraffes usually weigh about 100kg and are generally 5ft 9in tall, according to the zoo.
ZSLLondon Zoo. London Zoo has put a crocodile handbag in one of its displays as a warning against the illegal wildlife trade, and Twitter can’t get enough of it ... “London zoo not pissing around.”. London zoo not pissing around pic.twitter.com/C9cxoDCba2— Moonbeam Hillgoth (@sleepy_homo) August 1, 2022 ... London Zoo woke up and chose violence.
A rare red-necked wallaby, also known as a Bennett’s wallaby, was born in Moscow Zoo, to parents Tuzik and Plyushka ... The Moscow Zoo ... However, not for long yet, for 10-15 seconds in the presence of zoologists", said GeneralDirector of Moscow Zoo, Svetlana Akulova.