WEEK IN PHOTOS: Underwater Dragons, Volcanic Plume, More

 WEEK IN PHOTOS: Underwater Dragons, Volcanic Plume, More
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Los Angeles, January 29, 2009--Billy, the only elephant in the Los Angeles Zoo, has attracted a herd of celebrities who equate keeping elephants in zoos to animal abuse.

Despite vocal opposition from Bob Barker, Cher, and others, the city council voted January 28 to continue construction of the $42-million Pachyderm Forest habitat. The "forest" is to house up to eight Asian elephants.

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