a zoo in which wild animals are housed and displayed in large open spaces designed to resemble their native habitats.
And who should appear but the man from the animal park where the bear once lived.
Bully and Bawly No-Tail Howard R. Garis
- Animal pole
the formative part of an ovum, having the greatest amount of cytoplasm and containing the nucleus. Historical Examples It commences with a vertical furrow at the animal pole, extending through about one-fifth of the circumference. The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4) Francis Maitland Balfour At the animal pole four small cells, […]
- Animal rights
the rights of animals, claimed on ethical grounds, to the same humane treatment and protection from exploitation and abuse that are accorded to humans. Contemporary Examples This is why some people believe that the logical conclusion of animal rights is human extinction. The Absurdity of Vegan Ethics Justin Green January 22, 2013 Nor does she […]
- Animal shelter
an establishment, especially one supported by charitable contributions, that provides a temporary home for dogs, cats, and other animals that are offered for adoption. Contemporary Examples Visit an animal shelter, pick out the sorriest mutt you can find, and then put it down. A Field Guide to Valentine’s Day Office Etiquette Jen Spyra February 12, […]
- Animal spirits
exuberance arising from an excess of energy; vivacity and good humor: The children romped on the lawn, full of animal spirits. Historical Examples It may possibly be imagined that he was made a mere book-worm, or might have been naturally deficient in animal spirits. Olive Leaves Lydia Howard Sigourney Most of this cruelty, I think, […]