Should Animals Be Kept? Zoos?

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In the modern society, zoos are almost indispensable places in cities for people to visit, and going to the zoo is a favorite activity for children and families. There is a general argument about whether animals should be kept in zoos. Some people think that animals should be kept in the zoos for the zoos not only provide a safe and certified place for the animals, but also afford chances for humans to learn a lot about animals so that we can realize the importance of protecting animals. Other people are against their opinions and insist that keeping animals in zoos is a wrong choice. They think that we don 't have the rights to trap animals in zoos and strip their freedom. As one coin has two sides, we can’t say that it’s an actual good thing that keeping animals in zoos, but we can’t deny that zoos bring many benefits to us either. Keeping animals in zoos or not should be considered comprehensively. Nonetheless, I think animals should enjoy their life in the nature instead of being trapped in the zoos. One reason for the animals should be raised in zoos is that zoos can protect animals and provide them enough resources. There is a fact that “there are 2,464 animals and 2,104 plants that have been labelled ‘critically endangered’ and therefore face a high risk of extinction in the wild” (Staff). As we all know, thousands of kinds of animals have disappeared from the earth forever, and many species are threatened today. They may be killed for their fur and features by

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