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1960's

first day out i can remember with all my brothers and sisters

By chris carr

It seemed like we were going to darkest Africa the time it took to get there. I seem to remember the Elephants and penguins most and the cafe we all sat to eat chips pea's and egg it was a rare feast in those days. We never went in to reptile house as I think there was a charge...that was five decades ago! Since then I have been back with my own children and even their children, such a lovely place to forget your woe's and learn about animals from all over. But realisticley speeking a hotel to stay in for a week at the zoo would be more like it as one can only cram so much in, maybe thats the beauty of the zoo the more you viset the more you see. Mr Carr who was once a little boy...

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