The Zoo-hap Mr. Anderson had just retired from his job as a detective. He was in his early 60’s and wanted something exciting in his life. There were no attractions in his small town, just housing and forest. Mr. Anderson decided to open a zoo with his retirement money. Within a month, the structure was built. Sand was spread and water was poured. The next day, the animals started arriving. Elephants, lions, penguins and beavers all arrived in wooden creates. It was finally opening day and the zoo was packed. The young, the old, all were there. Most of the visitors had never seen such animals in their life. Within a month, Mr. Anderson had made back his initial investment and was well on his way to having a successful second career. All seemed fine, but there was a group of animal activists who strived to shut down his zoo. They had tried tactics like standing outside and protesting, but nothing worked. Finally they devised a plan to take all the animals out of the zoo and release them into their natural environment. These activists had staked out the zoo and found that the east gate was left unlocked to allow for the early morning delivery of fresh feed. On the three month anniversary of the zoo’s opening, the activists decided to attack. With flatbeds and freezer trucks, they entered and quickly snatched the animals and were on their way. With just hours until the zoo was to open for the day, the activists knew they had to get the animals as far away as possible. Mr. Anderson was the first one to open the doors for the three month anniversary. It was going to be free admission that day. With lines a mile long, the zoo was opened and ready for business. This day was predicted to be one of the busiest days in the zoo’s short history. All looked normal as the animals did not usually come out of hiding until later in the day. However, soon visitors began complaining that there were no animals. Mr. Anderson decided to investigate this situation. He walked the zoo seven times, but could not find any animals. With visitors angry and disappointed, the zoo was closed for the rest of the day. After viewing security footage the thieves were identified by the logos on there clothing. What was unknown by the activists was that all the animals had come from a rehabilitation facility and were sent to the zoo for recovery. Any animal admitted to this facility had a GPS tracker placed in them so when they do reach the wild they could be tracked. The only problem was that these animals were not yet ready to venture out on there own. With Mr. Andersons prior police connections he was able to get a hold of the tracking information that showed all the animals were still together. This was a great relief for the weary Mr. Anderson.
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