Zoo Essay

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  • Zoos In The Zoo

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    parks, pets, or small house plants. The society today might regard a zoo for its famed wild animals standing high and mighty within the concrete jungle, but is that what truly happens in confinement as well? Zoos are first and foremost for people not animals. Zoos exist to serve the human gaze though they portray themselves as the arks of the animal kingdom, safeguarding the future of biodiversity. And it is true that many zoos do have conservation, breeding, and reintroduction programs, which are

  • Benefits Of Zoos In Zoos

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    Do zoos fulfill the needs of the animals? Should animals be kept in only one enclosure for their whole life? Is it worth all the time and money for the animals to be unhappy? Many people think zoos are doing a good job of keeping animals happy in the man made zoos. Because people think that, they support the zoos by giving them money to see these animals instead of going to animal preservations where the enclosures aren’t entirely man made. Animals that can function and survive in the wild should

  • The Limitations Of Zoos On Zoos

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    Polar bears provide a clear example of a species that seem unable to be confined in zoos without being significantly harmed. A recent study (Clubb & Mason 2003) showed that abnormal behaviour, specifically repetitive and stereotypic behaviour such as pacing, swaying, and head-nodding, are directly related to the size of an animal 's home range in the wild. Zoos are limited when it comes to the amount of space they can provide each of the animals they hold, given the financial and logistical issues

  • Zoos : The Positive Benefits Of Zoos

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    first modern zoo founded was in Vienna, Madrid and Paris in the eighteenth century and later in London and Berlin in the nineteenth century. The first zoo to be established in America was in Philadelphia and Cincinnati in the 1870s. In today’s America there are thousands of zoos. Humans like to be entertained regardless of how they are being entertained, whether that is walking through the park, watching a show, listening to music or simply going to the zoo. There is truth behind zoos that many don’t

  • The Purpose Of Zoos : The Benefits Of Zoos

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    Zoos have been entertaining people with exotic animal collections as far back as 1500 B.C. The purpose of zoos is to educate people on endangered animals and different animal species. Sadly, zoos aren’t always educating people. A lot of people use them for entertainment purposes. Zoos need to be sure that they are helping these animals. Along with educating people on these wild and endangered species. Most people know the story of harambe, the gorilla. The gorilla was shot when a 3-year-old boy

  • Zoos Should Be Allowed In Zoos

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    I love zoos, I could spend hours in the zoo because of all the cute animals in there, but do you really think that zoos are suitable for our animals? Are we hurting them or making them secure? It’s really tough to decide because we really don’t know what’s right or wrong for our animals. In my opinion, it could go either way. I am looking at both sides of arguments, debates and articles to really know if zoos are right or wrong. People argue that Zoos aren’t safe or can’t chose what is better

  • What Is The Difference Between Zoo And Zoo

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    Zoos and National parks (Wild Sanctuaries) are hugely popular attractions for adults and children alike, but are they actually good? How do you tell the difference when everyone uses the same words? National parks or wild sanctuaries are large areas of crowd land set aside for native plants, animals and the places in which they live. National parks protect places of natural beauty. National park is home to many endemic kinds. National parks are actually protected areas. IUCN definition of a protected

  • Zoos: The Bronx Zoo

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    about the origins of zoos. Zoos can be traced from 3500 BC in Egypt and from there made their way through the rest of the civilized world. Back then zoos were designed not only for human entertainment but to show the wealth and beauty of a city and their ruler. The city who had the most zoos showed that ruler had wealth, and showed that the city had prosperity, because of zoos cities would thrive and what kept them thriving even through hardships. Additionally, in China zoos were considered to be

  • Inhumanity Of Zoos

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    The existence of zoos has sparked off controversial debates for a very long time. Critics and animal rights activists argue that it is inhumane to take animals out of the wild where their natural habitats are, and lock them up in a cage for people’s entertainment where animals are suffering due to the lack of care and responsibility from zoos. To set this essay in the right context, some terms and words need to be defined as they can be interpreted differently. Firstly, inhumanity is defined as being

  • Benefits Of Zoos

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    Picture a zoo. Picture all the animals that would be in it. There are enormous elephants, ferocious lions, waddling penguins, and striking zebras. The elephants were taken from their herds as babies and put in small, isolated enclosures. The lions are agitated and pace back and forth in their enclosure. The penguins are kept in temperatures much higher than the antarctic conditions they need in order to thrive. The zebras idle around in their enclosure which is but a mere illusion of the miles and