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Speaking of animals…

28 other examples of straight-talking signage at Decoded Stuff’s “30 Most Bizarre Zoo Signs.”

As we remember to keep our peanuts to ourselves, we might wish a Happy Birthday to an astute student of the human animal, anthropologist Margaret Mead; she was born on this date in 1901.  Best-known for her studies of the nonliterate peoples of Oceania, she was 23 when she first traveled to the South Pacific, to conduct research for her doctoral dissertation. The book that resulted, Coming of Age in Samoa, wasРand remainsРa best-seller.

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