Children: Barnyard on Fifth Avenue

Any adult knows that a zoo is a place where animals look at the people. Children, on the other hand, like to look at the animals—and. better yet, touch them if they can. Trouble is, many zoos are so arranged that the only things within a child's reach are balloons, peanuts, popcorn and restrooms. In Manhattan's Central Park last week, kids.flocked by the thousands into a brand-new zoo, built just for them.

Donated to the city by former Governor and Mrs. Herbert H. Lehman, the zoo is a brightly colored fairyland that is designed to make adults feel just a...

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