During the early stages of zoo history, when zoos began to become popular, animals were treated with little respect and were forced into confined enclosures with restrained mobility and movement. Due to this knowledge and stories continually passed down, negative aspects of zoos have created an accumulation of people apposed to the idea of zoos. From bad zoos and recollections from the past, many zoo adversaries believe that zoos are still using animals solely as a puppet show and nothing more. Other zoo adversaries also dispute the welfare of animals and express their concerns of repetitive animal behavior caused by s...
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