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safari park

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(Zoology) an enclosed park in which lions and other wild animals are kept uncaged in the open and can be viewed by the public from cars, etc
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Noun1.safari park - an area of parkland where wild animals are kept and can be viewed by visitors driving throughsafari park - an area of parkland where wild animals are kept and can be viewed by visitors driving through
park, parkland - a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property; "there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park"
Translations
مَحْمِيَّة حَيوانات برِّيَّه مَفتوحَه
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safaripark
vadaspark
friîland villtra dÿra
safari park
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safari park

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safari

(səˈfaːri) noun
an expedition or tour, especially in Africa, for hunting or observing animals. A safari was organized to the lion reserve; We often went out on safari.
safari park
a large area of land reserved for wild animals, in which they can move freely and be seen by the public who usually drive through the park in cars.
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I want the public to "I want the public to understand the dangers of safari parks.
Iberian wolves, indigenous to Portugal and Spain, were hunted close to extinction in the 1950s but since then curbs on hunting, people moving from rural areas and protection from zoos and safari parks have helped the population to recover.
More than 45 years has passed since we first got up close to some of the world's most exotic animals simply by driving through the gates of one of our safari parks.
The Safari Park started as a joint project between the Knowsley estate, family home of the Earls of Derby since the 16th Century, and Jimmy Chipperfield, who had set up the safari parks in Woburn and Longleat which had opened in the 1960s.
KNOWSLEY Safari Park was praised in a report which named one of the safari's most popular animals among the top 10 mammals most reliant on zoos and safari parks for their survival.
Safari Park general manager David Ross said: "It's important for zoos and safari parks to support this type of project.
Colleague Shirley Galligan said: "If zoos and safari parks cannot offer a lifetime of care for their animals, how can they justify breeding and exploiting them?
Knowsley''s inept recapture plan which led to lethal force being used proves that zoos and safari parks cannot guarantee the care and safety of the animals they keep for profit.
Knowsley, one of only five safari parks in the UK, is now in its 36th season and the popularity of the attraction is currently at a 30-year high.
THESE days we take safari parks for granted, but the idea of visitors "caged" in their cars, while the animals roam free, was introduced to the UK in the mid 1960s.
Safari park boss David Ross said: "It's very important for zoos and safari parks to support this type of project.
TWO young lions due to be shot dead at a safari park won a reprieve last night, thanks to The Mirror.