it's feeding time at the zoo

it's feeding time at the zoo

A large group of people are eating together in an uncivilized, unorganized, or uncontrolled manner. Every day at 12:30, it's feeding time at the zoo in the cafeteria. I usually just avoid it and eat on my own in the courtyard.
See also: feed, time, zoo
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If you add in a coterie of coaches and advisors, it's feeding time at the zoo.
It's feeding time at the zoo and we are treated to images of the nine wolves ripping apart their horse meat dinner while the owls enjoy a feast of day-old chicks.
IT's feeding time at the zoo - and this resident can do some eating.