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January 4, 2019: Hour 242:19
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The partial government shutdown started two weeks ago, and farmers may soon see an impact. Also, two incidents this week — the hospitalization of a 2-year-old after she stumbled into a rhinoceros enclosure at a Florida zoo, and the death of a 22-year-old intern during a routine cleaning of a lion enclosure at a North Carolina wildlife center — have sparked conversations about the safety and ethics of keeping wild animals in captivity. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 4, 2019 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on January 4, 2019.

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