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For years, zoos have been at the center of many controversies, as many believe them to be unsafe and unhealthy. Despite these negative claims,these menageries are beneficial to both humanity and the animal kingdom. Officially recognized zoos educate the public, all while providing care for and conserving wildlife. “A major goal [of zoos]. . . is communicating the importance of conservation [to the public],” (Falk et al. 13). In a research article published by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), scientists researched the affects they have on visitors. They concluded that “. . . zoos and aquariums are enhancing public understanding of wildlife and the conservation of the places animals live . . . these results will help institutions develop even more effective exhibitions and …show more content…

In exchange for the education they provide, quality care is given and efforts towards conservation are made. Despite the claims of inadequate zoological husbandry, officially accredited zoos would not hold true to negative criticism. Without these institutions, many species of animals would be lost and the masses, would lack the knowledge about the natural world it has today. Bibliography "Animal Rights Uncompromised: Zoos." PETA. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Feb. 2017. Falk, John Howard; Reinhard, Eric M.; Vernon, Cynthia L.; Bronnenkant, Kerry; Deans, Nora L.; Heimlich, Joe E. Why Zoos & Aquariums Matter: Assessing the Impact of a Visit to a Zoo or Aquarium. Silver Spring, MD: Association of Zoos & Aquariums, 2007.Web. 27 Jan. Smith, Malcolm. "Bringing The Empty Quarter Back To Life." Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing) 75.7 (2003): 52. 28 Jan. Tidière, Morgane; Gaillard, Jean Michel; Berger, Vérane; Müller, Dennis W.H; Lackey, Laurie Bingaman; Gimenez, Olivier; Clauss, Marcus and Lemaître, Jean François. "Comparative analyses of longevity

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