Persuasive Essay About Zoos

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Have you ever wondered what would happen if there wasn’t any zoos to go to anymore? Just imagining if your favorite animal wasn’t there anymore and soon the population control was dwindling simply or out of control even simply because we don’t have the resources to help these animals anymore. Zoos have been around for over a thousand of years and if it wasn’t for some of these zoos, some of these animals would be considered extinct. Zoos have a rich history that with conversation efforts and educating the public for future generations to come is important to know and learn what each one of us can do to help.
People often wonder when exactly we started the whole zoo thing. Some of the history with zoos date back thousands and thousands years
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It’s extremely beneficial to us since we wouldn’t be able to see these animals otherwise and help the endangered species grow and be around for future generations. The zoos have specific breeding programs that help grow the species and they also do a rescue and release on the animal if it’s sick or hurt. Zoos have a lot of beneficial reasons to be around. It’s considered a safe haven for these animals that can’t survive in the wild otherwise. Hunters and poachers are dwindling resources that should be thriving, but they continue to hunt protected species and the ones they don’t kill all the way is found and either humanely euthanized or is taken to one of the wildlife resources so that they have a chance of survival especially if their young is found nearby and wouldn’t survive without its mother. Zoos can help with all of these problems by simply educating and showing the public what these animals’ habitats are and what they need to survive with (List of Pros and Cons of Zoos, 2015). Together as a whole, we need to do more on the conservation and helping the zoos with their true goal of simply helping the animals that don’t have a …show more content…
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