As I recall, we could have over a hundred adoptions within a month (at that time).
At that time we were trying to attract people's love for animals, and also to help with our finances.
New charity activities and donations are on the rise these years. Thus animal adoption no longer stands out.
Right now we do have sufficient government subsidies. I'm not blaming these adopters after all they did contribute to the zoo. We are in fact very appreciative.
Neither Powell nor I wanted a ground war,
(August 22, 1934 - )
We've been kind of struggling the last two or three or four weeks, and we needed this. This was a gut check, and the kids hung in there. We were down seven at the half and could have faded, but in the second half, the kids played hard.
A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for.