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Zoological Gardens

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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2005

The ancient Egyptians derived considerable pleasure from viewing a variety of animals. Exotic birds and beasts, from distant lands, were ...

Zoos and other Animal Parks

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
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It has become customary, following Loisel (1912), to divide the history of zoological parks into five periods. The first ...

Zoological gardens

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The Oxford Companion to Australian History

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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282 words

were preceded by small, privately run menageries, which existed in Australia from at least the early 1800s, when a collection ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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89 words

Public or private institution in which living animals are kept and exhibited. Wild animals have been kept in captivity since ...

Zoological Gardens

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The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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104 words

In 1831 the Zoological Society of Ineland (founded 1830) opened its zoo in Dublin; the aim was to advance ...

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