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The economy, explained, with stories and surprises. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening. That's what we're going for at <em>Planet Money</em>. People seem to like it.

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#566: The Zoo Economy

September 6th, 2014

Episode 718 of 911 episodes

Zoo animals are different than most possessions, because zoos follow a fundamental principle: You can't sell or buy the animals. It's unethical and illegal to put a price tag on an elephant's head.Today on the show: What do you do in a world where you can't use money?For more: n.pr/1wbZb5S

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