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Zoo New England Demands Massachusetts Restore $4M in Cuts ... or Else

Animals  (tags: wildlife, society, extinction, zoolife )

- 3238 days ago -
Anyone want a giraffe? A zoo operator says it will have to close a pair of Massachussetts zoos, lay off most of the 165 employees, find homes for some of the more-than-1,000 animals and possibly euthanize the rest of the animals unless the state resto

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Ex T (131)
Saturday July 11, 2009, 6:29 pm
noted, thanks Mary.

Rod Gesner (60)
Sunday July 12, 2009, 1:02 am
Well I didn't go Looking for Trouble;
But I couldn't avoid This;
States Have a Responsiblity To SAVE LIVES;
Not Neglect Till Murder is the only Answer.
I used to Love Zoo's when I was a kid.
I lost the Attraction to Watching Caged animals When I grew up;
However I recognize that Zoos have a Value in Protecting Wildlife creating alternate Gene Pools for endangered Species; and Educating People TO CARE about Animals.
HOW CAN these Beaurocrats Be So Heartless;

AJ Redford (245)
Sunday July 12, 2009, 10:24 am
Noted, and I'll pass this along, too.

Fiona O (565)
Monday July 13, 2009, 3:38 pm
This crisis is beyond help. States without balanced budget constitutions are all in trouble and the first cuts the make are to animal shelters, zoos, and wildlife parks. The federal government has burdens all of the states with unfunded mandates. The US and every state without a balanced budget is is the most trouble they have been in since the Great Depression. The leaders who led us into this dire situation should be head down in the landfills.

Uno D (666)
Monday July 13, 2009, 5:26 pm
How sad ... :(

James M (190)
Wednesday July 15, 2009, 3:23 pm
Noted, thanks Mary
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