Calgary Zoo Set for External Review

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But, of course, this is really all because of some extremists who want to close down all zoos. In announcing the expert panel, zoo CEO Clement Lanthier also came out swinging Saturday, defending the reputation of his facility, calling much of the criticism “unsubstantiated or unfair,” and adding the review will reassure Calgarians about the quality of the institution. “To Tags: zoos canada

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Calgary Zoo Feeling Economic Pressure

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Dr. Clement Lanthier, Calgary Zoo president and CEO (is this a corporation??) Lanthier, a veterinarian and walrus researcher who took the helm in Calgary two years ago, says the cancellation of the polar bears exhibit might please some animal-rights extremists, but the reality is a blow to Canada's white bears. It's off the table until somebody comes to the zoo and says, I want this and I'm willing to pay," said Lanthier.

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