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2009-11-14 06:30:00

Officials in India said Friday that all elephants residing in the nation’s zoos and circuses will be relocated to game sanctuaries where they can roam more freely.

2005-07-02 10:21:59

By Krittivas Mukherjee CALCUTTA, India (Reuters) - India, under fire fromenvironmentalists for failing to protect its tiger population,will replace dozens of its old and crammed zoos with sprawlingnear-natural habitats, officials said on Saturday.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.