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  Los Angeles
Los Angeles is the largest city in California, and the second most populous city in the United States, with a population of 3,694,820 as of the 2000 census.
Los Angeles has gained the reputation as the "murder capital of the world" due to the high crime rate and as a high-speed police pursuit capital due to the large numbers of car chases that are televised on local television.
For example, Downtown Los Angeles is the area of Los Angeles roughly enclosed by the freeways that ring the area: The Harbor Freeway to the west, the Hollywood Freeway to the north, the Los Angeles River to the east, and the San Bernardino Freeway to the south.
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 Encyclopedia: Los Angeles Zoo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Los Angeles Zoo is a large zoo located in Los Angeles, California.
Among the highlights of the public zoo grounds are naturalistic habitats for chimpanzees, orangutans, koalas and for the komodo dragon.
The Los Angeles Zoo is the zoo featured in the opening sequence of the 1977 - 1984 John Ritter sitcom Three's Company.
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 Los Angeles - Information, Maps, Facts, What to do, Links, and much more.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Los Angeles is the largest city in California, and the second most populous city in the United States (after New York City), with a population of 3,694,820 as of the 2000 census.
For example, Downtown Los Angeles is the area of Los Angeles roughly enclosed by three freeways and one river: The Harbor Freeway to the west, the Hollywood Freeway to the north, the Los Angeles River to the east, and the Santa Monica Freeway to the south.
Los Angeles is also home to the largest populations of Japanese, Iranians, and Cambodians living in the U.S. also has one of the largest Native American populations in the country.
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 Los Angeles Zoo -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The zoo is located in Los Angeles' (additional info and facts about Griffith Park) Griffith Park.
It has been successful in its breeding program of the rare (North American condor; chiefly dull fl; almost extinct) California Condor, helping to grow the number of condors in the world from a low of 13 in the 1980s to several hundred condors today.
There is currently a major construction project ongoing, with building in place for new (Massive thick-skinned herbivorous animal living in or around rivers of tropical Africa) hippopotamus, (Largest anthropoid ape; terrestrial and vegetarian; of forests of central west Africa) gorilla and (Five-toed pachyderm) elephant exhibits.
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 The Los Angeles Zoo --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
The cause of the tragic fire at the Philadelphia Zoo on Christmas Eve 1995, the worst zoo fire in U.S. history, was identified as a malfunction in an electrical heat trace cable used to prevent pipes from freezing.
Founded in 1739 and elevated to city status in 1852, Los Angeles was swept by fire in 1820, has suffered earthquake damage repeatedly, and was destroyed several times in the long struggle with the Araucanian...
Zoos could once draw upon seemingly endless reserves of animals from the wild to replace those that died of old age or disease.
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A port of entry on the Pacific coast, with a fine harbor at San Pedro Bay, it is the second largest U.S. city in population and one of the largest in area.
Los Angeles has one of the busiest ports in the United States, with roughly half of its commerce coming from other nations, and its international airport is one of the world's busiest.
In Los Angeles are the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Museum of Contemporary Art; and historical, movie, industrial, and science museums.
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 Los Angeles Almanac - Demographics, History, Statistics
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The fortune cookie is generally believed to have been invented in 1918 by David Jung, a Los Angeles noodle manufacturer (Hong Kong Noodle Co.).
He was said to have invented the treat with its encouraging messages for unemployed men who gathered on the streets.
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