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Odd News Roundup: Wanted: Animal Godparents for Chilean Zoo in 'Bleak' Year

Devdiscourse News Desk | Updated: 15-09-2020 02:57 IST | Created: 15-09-2020 02:30 IST
Odd News Roundup: Wanted: Animal Godparents for Chilean Zoo in 'Bleak' Year
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Wanted: Animal Godparents for Chilean Zoo in 'Bleak' Year

Oliver the rhinoceros, King Julien the lemur, Chilly Willy the penguin and their friends are urgently seeking sponsors for their bed and board in a Chilean zoo as visitors have dwindled to zero with the arrival of coronavirus. Buin Zoo, on the outskirts of the capital Santiago, is ordinarily one of the city's top attractions but it is struggling to stay afloat in an extraordinary year.



New farm bills in India: Focusing on farms or farmers?

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Confusing numbers and scanty information on how effective curfews and lockdowns have been in breaking transmission have amplified coordination and planning challenges in Kenyas response to COVID-19. Without accurate data, it is impossible t...

Farkhad Akhmedov: Calculating the price of impunity from the law

In insistences such as the battle over the Luna, Akhmedov has resorted to extreme legal machinations to subvert the High Courts decision and keep his assets from being seized. ...

Guinea’s elections hearken back to the autocracy and violence of its past

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