From London last week came an indication of how deeply dreaded and how
widely expected is war from the air. Officials of the London Zoo
ordered deep pits dug under the Zoo gardens to store the more valuable
animals, gave keepers rifles to shoot any that might escape from
bomb-damaged cages, ordered all poisonous snake; and spiders killed
immediately war began
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