The worst thing they do is break into a zoo and ride the merry-go-round.
The zoo signed the contract because it wanted to borrow Tusko.
zoo is at once incredibly funny and incredibly sad, like all my favorite books.
Hanna explains, "I want no involvement with anyone (from that zoo) if this kind of killing is practiced."
Even before it was unveiled, critics were attacking the 21st-century version of the offensive original “zoo.”
There are a large number of monkeys at the zoo; they are never still, and so funny that they make you laugh outright sometimes.
I knew there was a big menagerie there, Cross's zoo, and that I should find some lions for sale.
He preferred to navigate the zoo on his own white-gaitered legs.
The zoo attendants might talk and entirely spoil their scheme.
In the midst of the private gardens stood the Hall, shut off by immense iron palisades, like a lion in a cage at the zoo.
c.1847, short for Zoological Gardens of the London Zoological Society, established 1828 in Regent's Park to house the society's collection of wild animals. From comb. form of Greek zoion "an animal," literally "a living being," from PIE root *gwei- "to live, life" (cf. Greek bios "life," Old English cwicu "living;" see bio-). Slang meaning "crowded and chaotic place" first recorded 1935.
zoo- or zo-
Animal; animal kingdom: zoonosis.
[echoic of a heavy blow; a 1929 Bookman article on sound effects is entitled ''Socko, Whamo, and Sonk!'']