Animals: Hungry Zoo

When primitive tribes come upon hard days, their pets and beasts of burden go hungry too, are eaten up if the famine gets bad enough. Besides pets and beasts of burden, civilized men keep animals for the education and amusement of their children. In good times zoo animals pay for their keep with their offspring. But just now the zoo animal market is at a standstill. Many a city faces the problem of how. with humans starving in the streets, to find money to keep its zoo alive. Last week President Williams B. Cadwalader...

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