“playful, mischievous and much-beloved, mac was just two years old when he became the latest asian elephant to succumb to the herpes virus at the houston zoo last month. Those of you that know me know i am a zoology student, and i am currently preparing for a debate on whether zoos should exist in the 21st century, for which i will be arguing against zoos my main arguements are that the education can be done without the need for live animals. A zoo (short for zoological garden or zoological park and also called an animal park or menagerie) by the 4th century bce, zoos existed in most of the greek city states alexander the great is known to have sent animals that he found on his military expeditions back to greece. For a long time, zoos which are original combinations of the nature and animals have played the important role in human life some people think zoos serve useful functions however, others think it is cruel to confine animals in zoos.
This statistic shows the reasons us citizens think zoos and aquariums should exist as of april 2017 during the survey, 26 percent of respondents stated that they think zoos and aquariums should. Should zoos exist essay there are many people now days who argue that zoos are not a good place for animals to live in - should zoos exist essay introduction i believe the contrary i think that zoos are a good place to have animals living in, not only because it is a place that helps keep endangered species out of extinction, but because. Should animals be kept in zoos to answer this question, i took a trip to izmir zoo and wildlife park which underwent a major revamp in 2008 after criticism of how it treated animals obviously some of those zoos still exist in the world, but it’s by no means every zoo.
The first reason zoos should be banned is because of the fact that malnutrition, mistreatment, and murder (the three m's) is becoming more and more popular in zoos worldwide. Good zoos have exceptional animal welfare, significantly contribute to in-situ conservation efforts, educate/engage/inspire people of all ages to care about wildlife and conservation, and many of the animals in the zoos are rescue animals that’ve been given a second chance. Zoos should be banned ban zoo background by definition, a zoo is a facility in which animals are kept and displayed to the public it is a short form of menagerie, zoological park and garden the word zoological refers to zoology which means study of animals an egyptian queen called queen hatshepsut decided to build a zoo about 1500bc and about five hundred years later a chinese emperor. Animals, protect, species - zoos should not exist the history of animal experimentation and testing essay - animal testing is a controversial topic with two main sides of the argument.
Science project 2010 here you go ms hayes, hope you like it :d //mikaela 3b. About this video wild animals are not meant to live in cages, but instead live freely among wildlife unfortunately, todays world doesn’t give many animals the opportunity to do so. List of pros and cons of zoos occupytheory on 7 february, 2015 at 12:00 zoos are present all over the world, it is a great way for people to learn about wild animals without having to put themselves in danger, or travel to other parts of the world people want to admire these animals and the power of nature itself, but many are not aware of. Keeping wild animals in zoos, or zoological gardens, is an old practice but today zoos seem more popular than ever each year more people in north america go to zoos than to all the professional baseball, football, and basketball games combined.
Should animals be kept in zoos the debate of whether or not confining of animals is right in zoos is a popular one that attracts both opponents and proponents the increased interests in science and natural history saw the introduction of zoos in 1763, which facilitated up close animal studies and would provide a chance for entertaining and. Coronado 1 alejandra coronado miss alma lara english 414 15 april 2016 1745055 zoos and why they should not longer exist gus, the polar bear at central park, died on august 27th, 2013. In part to enlighten ourselves, and in part to enlighten our readers about what happens when humans and animals interact within settings such as a zoo, team himachal media headed to the nearby himalayan wildlife zoo in kufri. Abnormal repetitive behavior, also known as arb, is the scientific term for repetitive behaviors demonstrated by captive animals this can cover all sorts of strange looking behaviors that are indicative of stress including pacing, head bobbing, swaying from side to side, rocking, sitting motionless and biting themselves.
Zoo-literacy many books of fiction, nonfiction, and historical fiction concern zoos life of pi is a novel by canadian author yann martelthe father of the main character, pi, is a zookeeper at the pondicherry zoo in india. Zoos have come a long way from their grim beginnings once full of tiny cement-block steel cages, the larger zoos now boast simulated jungles, veldts, steppes, and rain forests, all in an attempt to replicate the natural habitats of the incarcerated animals. Zoos exist for a couple of reasons in addition to providing city dwellers a place to spend an afternoon seeing exotic animals one of their primary purposes is education many classes go on field trips to zoos, and a zoo keeper will generally give a tour and teach the students about the animals there. It is true zoos have played a massive role in conserving, and in the recovery of, some species, but this is a relatively small portion of the animals zoos work with.
The animal doesn't know any different and with human overpopulation and regional conflicts, especially in africa, animals that would otherwise become extinct can be bred in captivity and perhaps one day returned to the wild. The role of zoos in conservation 1 there are 39 animal species currently listed by the iucn as extinct in the wild these are species that would have vanished totally were it not for captive populations around the world, many of which reside in zoos. Instead of building zoos, the government should develop wild life sanctuaries and national parks the general public interested in seeing animals can go on guided jungle safaris the thrill that one experiences when one sees a lion or tiger in the jungle cannot be explained in words.