Safari World in Bangkok is probably the largest 'zoo' in Thailand. It is a commercial enterprise, is purely exploitative and does nothing for conservation, education or research.
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.
Sometimes animals are born with extra limbs. Here are some fascinating examples.
This hub was written in response to an approach from a young lady in Mexico who was researching zoos for a project. Along the way she had come across my Zoo News Digest and decided I may be worth interviewing. Whereas...
There was once a Royal Menagerie in the Tower of London? Find out about the exotic wild animals, gifts from royal rulers, once kept there and their royal owners
Knowing a few tips to protect yourself from an inner city zoo Big Cat attack can possibly save your life. A list of Big Cats that eat humans is not as broad as you might think.
The Seattle Times has released a report stating that zoos are "failing in their efforts" to produce a self-sustaining population of captive elephants, among other overblown and hyperbolic attacks.
For many, the zoo is just a place where animals suffer in an unnatural environment, sitting in a cage and thinking about freedom. But for many of these animals, the zoo gives the only chance to live...see it yourself!
Zoos can and have taken steps to improve the situations in which animals are housed. But there is only so much they can do. Animals will likely continue to have limited movement, social interaction, food sources, and...
The difference between a good and a bad zoo is not black and white. The article describes a personal zoo journey and raises issues for people to think about.