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The EU Zoo Enquiry 2011

While there are zoos, as I pointed out in my last post, doing a great job in conservation work and the humane treatment of animals, this is not at all the reality for many captive zoo animals around the world. … Continue reading

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Some Zoo Appreciation

In his novel LIFE OF PI, as one commenter reminded me last week, Yann Martel givesĀ a fantastic defense of zoos. Modern zoos attempt to meet animals’ needs much more humanely than was done before, but I still have some grave … Continue reading

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