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bear cage

A police station. Likely related to highway patrol officers being called "bear," a possible reference to Smokey the Bear (a cartoon character who wears a hat similar to those sometimes worn by the highway patrol). Well, I had to go down to the bear cage this morning because it seems that my son got arrested last night on his way home.
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bear cage

n. a police station. (Citizens band radio.) Have you ever been in a country bear cage?
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Inspecting the bear cages, he appreciated the steps taken by the wildlife department regarding the food and facilities provided to the bears.
Director of Lahore Zoological Gardens, Shafaqat Ali told on Friday that wildlife guides would be deployed at various important points, especially near tiger and bear cages, to provide information to visitors about them, their natural habitat, habits, average life span and food.
Director of Lahore Zoological Gardens, Muhammad Naeem Bhatti told on Sunday that wildlife guides would be deployed at various important points, especially near tiger and bear cages, to provide information to visitors about them, their natural habitat, habits, average life span, food.
Director of Lahore Zoological Gardens Shafqat Ali told reporter on Saturday that wildlife guides would be deployed at various important points, especially near tiger and bear cages, to provide information to the visitors about them, their natural habitat, habits, average life span, food etc.
He said wildlife guides would be deployed at various important points, especially near the tigers and bear cages, to provide necessary information to visitors about the beasts and birds, their natural habitats, habits, average life span, food etc.