[Chicago-talk] Lincoln Park Zoo: Adopt a Camel

Elias Lutfallah eli at mortgagefolder.com
Mon Aug 21 08:28:31 PDT 2006

I'm in for $25.

> $25 from me as well.
> -jason
> brian d foy wrote:
>> For a measly $500, Chicago.pm can adopt the Camel at the Lincoln Park
>> Zoo. It's a Bactrian (the two-humped sort), not the Dromedary on the
>> front of Programming perl, but hey, it's a Camel.
>> I already donate to the zoo, so I could just about cover most of this
>> myself with what I already give them, but I figured I'd make it a
>> group thing.
>> With $500, we'll get a special zoo tour and animal encounter (in this
>> case, may involve spitting) for up to 40 people, scads of swag, a nice
>> 8x10 photo of the adopted camel (suitable for a website), our group
>> name in the annual report of the zoo, and so on and so on.
>> http://www.lpzoo.com/support/adopt/groupadopt.html
>> For an extra $11.25, we can get a mascot:
>> https://orderchannel.lpzoo.org/Shop/English/Desk/ProductDetails.aspx?Product=20064&Time=113024
>> Although they have the Dromedary too:
>> https://orderchannel.lpzoo.org/Shop/English/Desk/ProductDetails.aspx?Product=20110&Time=113221
>> So far, the only other group to adopt the Camel is Franklin Community
>> H.S. Animal Conservation 104, but they also adopted a tortoise and a
>> fox, so I don't think they really care that much about the animal.
>> Besides, we can kick their ass if it came down to a street fight, I
>> bet.
>> http://www.lpzoo.com/support/adopt/adopters.html
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Elias Lutfallah
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