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The Most Surprising Consequences of a Government Shutdown

The government is now in the midst of its first partial government shutdown in almost 18 years and the effects will be felt in some unusual places. From the shuttering of Congress’s barber shop and dry cleaning, to confiscating blackberries and iPhones. Here are a few consequences of a shutdown that may surprise you:

  • National Zoo

Will shut down:

The National Zoo will be shutting its doors to the public starting today. And that means the live stream of cute pandas also won’t be running.

Won’t shut down:

Don’t worry, the Zoo says it plans to keep feeding and caring for the animals.

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