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    America's Zoos: Entertainment to Conservation The children run ahead, squealing with delight. Their parents lag behind holding the children's brightly colored balloons and carrying the remnants of the half-eaten cotton candy. The family stops to let the children ride the minitrain and take pictures together under the tree. They walk hand- in-hand toward the exit, stopping first at the gift shop where they each splurge on a treat to remind them of the day's adventure. Although this may sound like

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    Zoos: Pitiful Dirty Prisons

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    Zoos: Pitiful Dirty Prisons If you have ever stepped into a zoo, you have stepped into a prison in which the inmates are defenseless and innocent, the sentence is long, and the penalty is cruel and severe. Zoos are not made for educational purposes but for entertainment, they do not benefit animals but push them toward extinction. "Zoos range in size and quality from cage-less parks to small roadside menageries with concrete slabs and iron bars." (Zoos: Pitiful Prisons.) The larger the zoo and the

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    Well over 181 million people visit zoos and aquariums each year. However, there have been recent reports that reveals that not all zoos and aquariums are the same. For example, Sea World has been under fire for the past several years for unethical practices of capturing and keep their orca whales ever since documentaries like Blackfish (2013) had come out. Zoos have been called out for their unsuitable exhibits for their animals. Even our own Oregon Zoo has been exposed for using concrete grounds

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    Have you ever been to a zoo? I’m sure at least half of you reading this have been to at least one zoo. What you didn’t know is that the zoos aren’t the “knight in shining armor” to animals that they are made out to be. In fact, most zoos don’t ever really conserve animal life. 3,000 to 5,000 animals are killed each year in European zoos. And zoos have only actually saved 8 species of animals in total. So, do they really conserve animal life? Or are they just there for human entertainment? Animal

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    Animal Conservation and Enrichment in Zoos

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    Zoos have always reflected the curiosity and intrigue of humankind toward the animal kingdom. Throughout several different ancient civilizations dating back thousands of years, including Egypt, China, and all over Europe, caged wild animals were seen as divine representatives and sat next to the thrones of only the most wealthy and powerful. “Stone tablets found in the Sumerian city of Ur, dated to around 2300 BC, document the establishment and management of the earliest known animal park” (Hamilton

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    Animals should live free in nature. This is indisputable. Some naturalists claim that zoos keep animals in captivity and therefore should be banned. They say that threatened wildlife can be protected in nature. However, in July 2015, a dentist from U.S. shot and killed Cecil the lion. It was lured out of a National Conservation Park in Zimbabwe with food. First, the dentist shot with a crossbow, tracked for 40 more hours, then finished off with a gun. The hunter cut off the magnificent, black-maned

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    A modern question in today's age, are zoos bad for the animals. There are facts from both sides of this argument. They are not capturing the animals from the wild anymore they are born and raised in the zoos. They use antidepressants to keep the animals happy from being in a pen. Zoos are bad for animals in the fact of keeping them penned up and not letting them be free. They need to be free in wild where they belong they were put there for a reason and that reason is really important. Its proven

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    Jayleen Diaz #10 C-8 Editorial Should there be any Zoos in the World? A memorable experience for both young and old, zoos have educated and entertained visitors for decades; however, zoos have been criticized, especially by animal rights activists. These critics say that zoos don’t provide for all the animals’ needs found in their natural habitat. Are zoos worldwide assisting animals, or are the animals better off in the wild? On one hand, people see zoos as a place for endangered and neglected animals

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    walked in a zoo and you see animals lying behind bars? Have you ever felt bad for them because there all lonely and sad? Have you ever thought about their background story, and how there life was before they became a zoo animal? Some people think that zoos are good for animals because the animals get good care and they get healed when needed. Although some people think that zoos are not good for animals because of how animals are behind bars like they have been trapped in a cage forever. Zoos are good

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    Boise Zoo Research Paper

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    Boise Zoo 43.4 miles from mtn home idaho. 46 min away I-84 to boise then go down downtown boise .43°32'15.0"N 116°12'14.5"W It costs of an Adult (12-61)= $7.00 It costs a Seiner (61 and over)= $4.50 The costs of children (3-11)=$4.25 Children 2 and under are free. Event at the boise zoo, zooteen is when some of the teenagers go to the boise zoo and they learn how to teach, be a leader and public speaking and don't forget about the animals you will also learn about the animals. In

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