We Bought a Zoo Story: GQ and Esquire Publish Dueling Zanesville Zoo Pieces by Chrises

The March issues of rival men’s magazines Esquire and GQ both feature stories about the Zanesville Zoo in Ohio, from which dozens of exotic animals were released last fall by the zoo’s suicidal owner, Terry Thompson.

Both pieces were written by men named Chris (Heath for GQ and Jones, for Esquire). Both are online in full, although the magazines don’t go on sale for weeks. Only one of them has a trailer.

 

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