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Columbus Zoo board seeks integrity

Lima Ohio 16 May 2021
The zoo plans to hire a search firm to help find a new leader, a process it hopes will conclude by August or September, according to board members ... The Ohio Attorney General’s Office is investigating the zoo, and the Ohio Auditor of State is conducting an audit into the nonprofit for the first time.
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Columbus Zoo board seeks integrity, experience, diversity in leader after resignations

The Columbus Dispatch 15 May 2021
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium board members hope their next CEO and president will bring high integrity, experience running a complex organization and a commitment to diversity, they said this week ... The Ohio Attorney General's Office is investigating the zoo, and the Ohio Auditor of State is conducting an audit into the nonprofit for the first time.
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USA: First-ever golden takin born in the western hemisphere at San Diego Zoo

Ruptly 15 May 2021
The San Diego Zoo welcomed the birth of a female golden takin last month ... Female takins generally give birth to a single kid in early spring.
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Cincinnati Zoo won't require masks in some areas starting May 17

WCPO 14 May 2021
CINCINNATI — Starting Monday, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden will lift mask requirements in outdoor areas where social distancing can be maintained, the Zoo announced Friday ... The Zoo's Education Center will remain closed to the general public for the summer, and kids ages 4 and up will wear masks.
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Watch Now: Omaha zoo welcomes harbor seals Monty and Milo to sea lion exhibit

Lincoln Journal Star 14 May 2021
Two harbor seals, Milo and Monte, explore their new home, alongside sea lions, at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium on Thursday ... Along with the general excitement of welcoming two new animals to the zoo, the seals' arrival also marks the first time the Omaha zoo has had harbor seals, Pate said ... Elephants at the Omaha zoo.
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Donkey Skin Trafficking on Colombia’s Northern Coast

InSight Crime 14 May 2021
The Attorney General’s Office followed, opening an investigation ... Later, the Attorney General’s Office flipped a participant in the scheme ... The collaborator told prosecutors from the Attorney General’s Office it was part of a scheme that included clandestine slaughterhouses and international buyers.
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Prince Harry says Prince Charles’s parenting caused ‘pain and suffering’: Vows to break the cycle ...

m&c 14 May 2021
Prince Harry has accused his father, Prince Charles, of passing on a lot of genetic pain and suffering. Pic credit. �Imagecollect.com/Landmark-Media ... In the deeply personal interview, Harry spoke in general about the difficulty of growing up in the royal family and compared it to living in a mix between the Truman Show and a zoo. Prince Harry said ... .
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Vax yes? Mask no! Pritzker to ease Illinois rules on face coverings for fully vaccinated ...

Chicago Sun-Times 14 May 2021
Gov. J.B ... Pat Nabong/Sun-Times file ... And they can huddle in a little closer. That’s the gist of the newest U.S ... Gov ... Entering that intermediate phase means museums, amusement parks and zoos will be able to increase capacity from 25% to 60%, while festivals and other general admission outdoor events will be able to seat 30 people per 1,000 square feet.
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20 dreamy Paris hotels to book as France reopens to tourists in June

Business Insider 14 May 2021
Learn more ... Table of Contents. Masthead Sticky ... Pros ... 12th Arrondissement, near the generally overlooked Bois de Vincennes, the city's largest park with an unexpected zoo ... In general, though, expect to pay higher prices in spring when the weather is the best, and be prepared to pay exorbitantly high rates around Christmas, when hotel vacancy is rare.
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Ohio Auditor reviewing Columbus Zoo for the first time amid resignations, investigations

The Columbus Dispatch 13 May 2021
The Ohio Attorney General's Office is also investigating the zoo, and the director of the Ohio Ethics Commission has said that body is also considering an investigation into Stalf and Bell ... During an audit committee report at Wednesday's zoo board meeting, board member Brent ...
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Omaha zoo welcomes harbor seals Monty and Milo to sea lion exhibit

Omaha World-Herald 13 May 2021
Two harbor seals, Milo and Monte, explore their new home, alongside sea lions, at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium on Thursday ... Along with the general excitement of welcoming two new animals to the zoo, the seals' arrival also marks the first time the Omaha zoo has had harbor seals, Pate said ... Elephants at the Omaha zoo.
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Video of zebras being mistreated during journey to Iranian zoo sparks outrage

The Observers 13 May 2021
People in Iran have been shocked and horrified by a video that emerged on social media on May 4, 2021 showing zebras being mistreated during their transfer from a zoo in Bulgaria to one in Tehran, Iran ... These animals were bound for Safadasht Zoo, which had acquired two female zebras and a male zebra ... The zoo denied this.
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Mark Blazis: Fish stocks continue to rise in area waterways

Worcester Telegram 13 May 2021
Tree-lined city streets ... Sage comeback. Good news for U.S ... Recycle those sandals ... The stress has been harshly impacting the animals at the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston ... When we’re confronted with punishing noise, we can generally leave it. But wildlife in zoos or other fragmented habitats are stuck — and have to pay the consequences ... Facebook.
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Pritzker urges Illinois residents to visit … Illinois! Tourism campaign targets locals, surrounding states to ...

Chicago Sun-Times 12 May 2021
. Scott Olson/Getty Images file ... J.B ... Entering the “bridge” stage, which is a 28-day period between Phases 4 and 5 of his original reopening plan, means museums, amusement parks and zoos will be able to increase capacity from 25% to 60%, while festivals and other general admission outdoor events will be able to seat 30 people per 1,000 square feet.
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Adrian's zoo and a daredevil side show

The Daily Telegram 11 May 2021
Adrian’s zoo. The modern zoo is much more than a place where people can go to safely see animals that would be deadly in the wild ... Historic zoos or menageries were privately owned and existed primarily to charge admission for the public to view exotic animals or to see trained animals perform tricks or feats outside the ordinary.
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