What are your views on zoos do you think they are unnecessary prisons for animals, that those animals should be in their natural habitat instead of being locked up and gawked at by people- or- some people say that zoos have helped to preserve many species which would have on their own become extinct. Zoos are prisons for animals – no one needs to see a depressed penguin in the flesh zoos and conservation spaces are impossible to effectively regulate have a look online and see the number. Top 5 misleading claims zoos make 29k total shares all zoos are the same , shit holes and prisons for animals reply heather grace 4 years ago all zoos are a sham reply mary anne gardner.
Zoos buy, sell, trade, borrow, loan out, and breed animals many animal welfare advocates believe that zoos, even those with scientific and educational aims, exploit animals by keeping them in captivity and exhibiting them to the public” (national geographic. Three lions and a bear are among 11 wild animals rescued from “shocking” conditions at a private zoo in albania branded “europe’s worst zoo”, authorities feared the animals were. Aquariums: aquatic prisons aquariums' are aquatic prisons in which thousands of marine animals - including tropical, fresh and saltwater fishes and invertebrates - are confined some offer spectacles such as 'diving with sharks', 'petting pools' and animal feeding.
Some zoos keep animals that wouldn't survive in the wild due to injury/illness, endangerment etc lots of animals are also bred in zoos which can greatly help endangered species also, most zoos treat their animals with lots of care, and they make sure the animals are happy and healthy. However, this is still a prisoneven under the best of circumstances at the best of zoos, captivity itself is hell for animals meant to roam free (kaufman, 1997, p 611k7091) people should consider this and make a right decision. Encourage your local zoo to focus on giving injured and rescued exotic animals a home instead of capturing and breeding animals from the wild if you notice poor living conditions for animals at a zoo, report them to the usda, and encourage local officials to stop supporting zoos with taxpayer money. Last chance for animals is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating animal exploitation through education, investigations, legislation, and media attention the organization believes that animals are highly sentient creatures who exist for their own reasons independent of their service to humans they should thus not be made to suffer for the latter. Yes, zoos are prisons they are not educational, they are not helping the population of wild animals they only exist for amusement and profit many animals die from diseases that are only found in captivity and most of the animals in zoos show signs of zoochosis.
While many zoos claim to be concerned for the general well-being of the animals who live within their confines, zoos remain little more than prisons for those who have committed no crime except that of being of the wrong species. Zoos are prisons that put their inmates on exhibit while having some redeeming characteristics such as helping to ensure the survival of endangered species, says robert thorson. The three-year-old – on his second visit to a zoo – said it was “not right” to keep the creatures apart from each other if they hadn’t done anything wrong.
Zoos: a life without freedom zoos, contrary to what many people believe, often cause great suffering and stress to the captive animals animals in zoos are caged for life and deprived of the opportunity to develop and fulfill the full range of their interests and needs. People for the ethical treatment of animals (peta) is a prominent trumpeter of these beliefs, arguing that zoos are pitiful prisons peta and those against zoos often reach the stark, candid conclusion that animals in zoos suffer. Home list of pros and cons list of 11 biggest pros and cons of zoos list of 11 biggest pros and cons of zoos list of pros and cons jul 24, 2015 by caring for, feeding and working with the animals, zoo professionals can teach and learn from them list of the biggest cons of zoos 1 zoos pose several risks that particularly affect animals.
Felix salten's the city jungle is zoos are animal prisons: the novel to the point of being extremely anvilicious to be fair to mr salten some of his complaints were genuine when the book was written (the early 20th century) not so much today where we have made great advancements in zoo design and animal healthcare. Doing time are zoos really safety retreats for exotic animals or wretched prisons when i was a child, i used to think that zoos were cheerful and exciting places to go, wonderful places where humans helped misplaced animals to live happy lives.
In yesterday’s post, mikhaila said zoos are great for many reasons although my family and i are big supporters of zoos, after going on the the game drives and seeing the animals run freely i can see that zoos can be like a prison for the animals. In the zoo in my country, all the animals were kept in cages, while in los angeles zoo they had more space to wander around however, this is still a “prison””even under the best of circumstances at the best of zoos, captivity itself is hell for animals meant to roam free” (kaufman, 1997, p 611k7091. Despite their professed concern for animals, zoos can more accurately be described as “collections” of interesting animals than as actual havens or homes even under the best of circumstances at the best of zoos, captivity cannot begin to replicate wild animals’ habitats.