DID THAT REALLY HAPPEN?
1. A school in Queens, New York, became the
first public school in America to offer an all-vegetarian
2. A zoo in Tacoma, Washington, named a tiger cub Kali, after the Hindu goddess.
3. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa paid a visit to a Chennai zoo to give Tamil names to seven tiger cubs.
4. Upon Jayalalithaa’s recommendation, the zoo has become the first in the world to offer an all-vegetarian menu.
5. It also became the first zoo in the world in which all the tigers went on strike.
Compiled and partly written by Indian humorist MELVIN DURAI, author of the novel Bala Takes the Plunge.
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