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Editorial: Elephant death is tragic, but zoo does more good than harm

Editorial: Elephant death is tragic, but zoo does more good than harm

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 4, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

With Labor Day signalling the end of the summer season for many Pittsburghers, a number chose to take the day off to visit the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium. Most came to see the animals. But after the deaths of a three-month-old elephant calf and the zoo’s oldest male tiger in rapid succession la...

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