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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 30, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Zoo Lesson: Man Cruelest Animal The Cedar Itaplds iiatrUf. Wed.. Oct. 30. 1971 Ity Dob Cunsiilliio NMW YOHK .New York's first seems tn been a bear pit in Prospect park. Brooklyn, slmrlly allcr I lie Cn il war. Now I here ;ire MX I xoos in Ihe city The i-usl of imprisnuiiu; Ihe creatures runs In ahnnl ;i year, nr about half nf Ihe sinii lln> I' S couched "l> l'ir Alaska, about Ilic same lime Hie hoar was dumped in iiis Brooklyn link' lit' course. an1 alnidsl as old as the enielesl nl' alt iinimais. man. Kmpernr Won nl Ihe ('him ilynasly maiii- laineil (me ill tin1 I2lli century 1! kepi linns; Solomon, in all his and wisddom. (lelained miuikeys anil iieacucks. Aris- Kille asked sinne (if Ale Minder's officers and men tu him hnme snme live and exotic animals. Ooiavins Augustus was pleaded In an- niiiincc. 'Jit years hefure Hie birth iif ('hrisl. Ihal he had as- sembled a menauerie nf V'tt liters, linns, :lli crocodiles, and a randiim assortment nl panthers, clieelahs. elephants, eagles, bears, and even a rhinn and a Sn sehmons they .uenoraily aren't news, unless it's a case nf the pandas that Chun Kn-lai sent ID the National in Washington in CNchanue I'nr a cnuple ill' uiir wart-lniKs. nr or the j-'nrilla family allercatiiin that resulted in the breaking of Hie arm nf the Central park infanl Pally Cake. liue and Cry However, what is indeed news is lliiil for Hie firsl lime in a IOIIK lime there has been raised not only a hue bill a cry about the coiidilions to which the captive and caplivity-bnrn animals are subjected in Ihe New York xnos. Tile voice crying in the wil- derness is that nf a ynimi: xno altendanl named Raymond a keeper at the same xno where tile bear nf old vas trapped. Tile other day lie locked himself in a room in the monkey house and used Ihe phone tn inform Ihe media thai xno animals there and in general were dyiim left and rinhl for want of proper care. This was the bald truth. Bin was hustled off to a hospital for "observation" and suspended from his year .ioh. although tic made a Illnst locifl case' His Xno and others have too many animals crowded into too little space. and not enough veterinarians interested in carinn for them when Ihey become ill. Or begin dying of sheer ennui nf their life terms. Animals' l-'ricnd Cleveland Amory. animals' best friend and most fearless champion, a picket line ami pamphlet dislribut- IIIL! .uroup at the Central park not ton long of- ficials didn'l even notice H lor a month nr Iwo. then wondered why there should be so much commotion. The commotion (Tillered on the fact thai xoos by and are operated today with all the inseiisilivily and neglect thai prevailed in this country a century a.un. There has been less xoo ex- pertise revealed than even human prison reform, which is further by the fact that none of Ihe animals ever was convicted (if a crime. Amnry explores against an- ti-animal freaks as eloquently as he puts down incompetent or inhuman xon curators. As founder and director nf "The Knnd I'nr Animals. Inc." Ihis jilted reporler com- mented in a pamphlet on Ilic deaths of two New York City xno favorites: "Skamly." the penile Central park xnn's polar hear, was shot and killed lie had been tor mcnlcd by a man who had already been warned away from other canes. When the man stuck his arm into the cave. vrabhcd it. A policeman came up and shot Skandy dead "Cop Shools Vicious read tin1 headline in one newspaper Tbi' headline was the cup was uronv. the man uas wrnnu and Ilic xno as urnuv LAFF A DAY In I'rnspecl park dialribc against xoos must articulate descr man's eternal war c real II res w c desr "w ild There are mi u.1HKS in Cenl ral pa nivht Ulan the untamed" in its Helen (liirley Brow iiuj.'- IMIIO ipuoiisncn n> Brown, edilor mail. and Howl, is the defiiiiliM' If yon arc the keeper ol a cat droppi'i Cass C How v pcareil don'l v II lends In il mad.' If von I a infield, hen An lasl we to her Irienil il Harper and iry's book aji- II read. "I cs lor r Ihis hook. I 1 me laujdi and and it made me Japan's National Railway Reports Billion Loss Bob Consicline TOKYO (I'l'l) Japan's Kiivcinment-coiilrollcd railway system registered a record loss of 52 billion in the fiscal year ending March III. Ihe ministry of transportation said. 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