The Smithsonian’s Zoo in Washington, DC has 1,800 animals representing 300 species in 13 exhibits. The zoo spans 163 acres. It has large open areas for most of its large animals. This makes it good for the animals and good for viewing. This article is largely based on my personal experience.
What do we learn from visiting zoos? Is it ethical to have zoos for education?
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Many people are anti-zoo due to misconceived ideas. There are good zoos and their are bad zoos. Here you will find many zoo misconceptions explained truthfully.
A Hub featuring the symbolic and dream meanings of animals (beginning with the letter A through C).
The Pata Zoo in Bangkok is getting some renewed criticism in February 2010 and so has appeared on Thailand National Television, the local and some International press. The zoo is, quite naturally defending itself. This will in turn lead to more...
From cloning selves to peeing on their mate, these animals have some of the most bizarre mating habits of all animals.
SeaWorld has made the wrong decision by ending its orca breeding program and teaming up with the Humane Society of the United States.
Zoo animals have limited movement, social interaction, food sources, and foraging opportunities. Which leads to the question...how can animals be happier in zoos?
There are an estimated 4,000 tigers in captivity in Texas, more than in the wild in India, a dangerous situation for citizens; a cruel situation for the animals. Sanctuaries are running out of room.