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    used for one’s amusement or should they merely be left to their own device? Animal captivity brings forth its own set of problems even when the desire to conserve is present. Zoos and wildlife sanctuaries are the most common forms of animal captivity. In the episode Morgan See, Morgan Do, from the television show Inside Man, Morgan Spurlock investigates the morality and functionality of differing zoos and sanctuaries.…

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    From Diversion to Preservation The places where entertainment equals learning any day of the year. Where the wonders of Mother Nature are portrayed, and also offer an opportunity for its visitors to experience a temporary disconnection from the real world. Zoos and aquariums cultivate an appreciation for wildlife because they attract people from all ages, visitors can appreciate animals closer, and people learn about wildlife with tours, pamphlets and experiences. First, these places attract…

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    Daniel Melvin 2-16-17 Period 1 Raguindin English Aquarium Controversy Essay Are zoos, aquariums & marine parks a positive or negative impact on the planet’s animals and community? I think zoos, aquariums & marine parks have a positive impact because they provide shelter, food and health care for animals that would not be able to survive out in the wild otherwise. Aquariums, zoos & marine parks…

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    Tullis, Paul. "When You Walk Into a Zoo, Are You Helping Animals or Hurting Them?" TakePart. N.p., 02 May 2014. Web. 16 May 2017. . Paul Tullis, an editor at TakePart and writer for the New York Times Magazine, tries to answer the question “When you walk into a zoo, are you helping animals or hurting them?” Tullis covers many different topics and stories throughout his article providing evidence that zoos are helping animals along with zoos not helping them. Tullis believes his…

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    Cons Of Zoos

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    Should zoos still exist? Many zoos have tried to say that they are devoted to wildlife conservation, public education, and animal well-being. Almost every zoo states that they make significant donations to conservation by participating in endangered species captive propagation plans and public education programming. However, in most of those zoos, several animals suffer lives of unhappiness and poverty. Animals can suffer physically, mentally, and emotionally. Light and sound also have negative…

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    Wildlife Safari Case Study

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    Tourism Operations at the Wildlife Safari, Winston Oregon Austin Alexander, Kailyn Gunther, Noah Lapp, & Adam Oakes Introduction The Wildlife Safari is a drive-through zoo that is located in Winston, Oregon. The park was created in 1972 by Frank Hart (History, 2017). Hart’s dream was to create a facility in the Pacific Northwest that would work towards saving rare and endangered species from around the world. The park is 600 acres, allowing around 500 animals to live comfortably on the…

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    This statement is credited by a groundbreaking study conducted by the National Science Fund and a partnership among the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). The study was to prove the positive correlation/relationship between visiting Zoos and the impact on the visitors. This study took place over a three period with over 1,400 participants. The AZA used various different types of techniques (written survey, tracking study etc.) to record accurate data. Furthermore, after the first initial…

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    major side effect (Ekstrand and Keeling cited in Barnett, December 2007, p. 214). “Many animals may never fully recover and die either in transit, shortly after, or even years later due to serious but hidden internal stress related problems” (Turner, 2008). Wild animals need to be surrounded by their own kind, and not humans. They have many psychological and behavioural needs which can only be met by living among their own. As they grow, they tend to develop mannerisms required for mating. As…

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    Ethical Benefits Of Zoos

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    Ethical Benefits of Zoos and Aquariums For as long as they have been around, zoos have been a place of joy and education. Filled with lions and tigers and bears every kid dreams of growing up to be just like the men and women who take care of these animals. Recently, however, the debate has popped up over whether keeping animals in a zoo is unethical because the animal is not in the wild, and it does not help resolve the extinction crisis happening in the natural homes of the animals. Although…

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    Future Of Zoo Research Paper

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    Kendra Vanderlip ENGL 1020 – 008 03 April 2017 The Future of Zoos With the establishment of zoos, humans have been able to learn an immense amount of information about the other species that share our planet. As the idea of formalizing this institution started to become implemented in 19th century London, many other nations would soon follow after the zoo’s success. Most often through trial and error, early zoos had to adapt to the many challenges which they would face when taking care of these…

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