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.
Wooden platforms have been set up in the cages for the herbivores, while the zoo authorities have stacked their paddocks with hay and dry grass, besides small houses made of straw in the birds' enclosure ...Bears generally hibernate in winter, so the zoo keepers feed them honey and sugar-cane juice.
Until recently, when he set out on his own as an international consultant, Mike McClure had worked for many years as the general curator at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. Many will remember him for two big reasons — Dolly... .
It was a glowing VIP opening reception for GloWild! at the Zoo, a Nov ... the Little Rock Zoo and made possible by the Little Rock Zoological Foundation ... Admission is $17 for Zoo members; $20 for the general public; free for children 2 years old and younger.
Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has hailed Chester Zoo for "bringing a rare fish species back from the dead". It is after experts from the zoo, alongside their conservation partners, helped to resurrect the golden skiffia fish from extinction during this year's Day of the Dead in Mexico... Chester Zoo ... Chester Zoo ... Chester Zoo.
Leonardo DiCaprio has praised the work of Chester Zoo and its conservation partners for bringing a rare fish species “back from the dead” ... Leonardo DiCaprio has praised the work of Chester Zoo and its conservation partners (Matt Crossick/PA) ... Leonardo DiCaprio has praised the work of Chester Zoo and its conservation partners (Matt Crossick/PA).
Leo has sent a big thank you to Chester Zoo (Picture...Leonardo DiCaprio has expressed his gratitude to Chester Zoo after experts helped ‘resurrect’ a rare Mexican fish species ... But thanks to the work of experts from Chester Zoo and the MichoacanUniversity in Mexico, over 1,000 golden skiffia were released into the wild once more ... Chester Zoo).
Kyiv, Ukraine – A minibus with 16 Ukrainian civilians, including two children, left a checkpoint manned by Russian soldiers on a hot May afternoon ... Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters] Close to freedom ... Apart from washing machines, toilet seats and electronics, they took away bronze monuments to czarist generals and raccoons from the city zoo ... Under pressure ... .
CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden officially opens the 40th annual PNCFestival of Lights to the public Friday night ... 8, visitors can enjoy the popular holiday event that decks the Cincinnati Zoo in four million LED lights ... Zoo members enter for free, and general admission tickets can be purchased here.
The multiplex, with a total of 19 screens varying in capacity from 589 to 23 seats, became one of the key screening venues for the Berlinale when it moved the focus of its activities from around the Zoo-Palast to Potsdamer Platz in 2000... Garten station and close to the Zoo-Palast.
A Cincinnati staple for now 40 years, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's PNCFestival of Lights has kicked off for the 2022 season. Four million LED lights will brighten up displays around the zoo ... Zoo members enter the Festival of Lights for free, and general admission tickets can be purchased here.