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Universal symbol for zoos to be the image of an elephant

June 20th, 1993

Myth:  The European Commission is planning to make it necessary for all zoos and wildlife parks to publicise themselves using the symbol of an elephant, regardless of what the attractions inside actually might be.

Response: This is untrue. The Euroepean Commission has not plans to do anything of the sort and what is more has no powers to introduce any such legislation.

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