[ noun ] the facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition

Used in print

(E. Lucas Myers, "The Vindication of Dr. Nestor,"...)

They 've got a big vulture from Tanganika at the zoo here , with a wife for him , too , very rare birds , both of them , the only Vulturidae of their species outside Africa .

Seems like she 's willing , but the male just flops around all day like the bashful boy who took Jeannie_May behind the barn and_then did n't know what to do , and the people at the zoo have n't got any vulture chicks to show for their trouble .

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