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    Economic Effects Of Zoos

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    The study on the Lincoln’s Children Zoo is not the only study that shows the extreme economic impact zoos and aquaria have. There are many other people that have researched, and show how zoos are economic generators for the communities. Based on the information interpreted by Thomas (2011), “Looking just at Texas, a study determines that AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums generate $884.2 million in economic activity annually for the Lone Star State. They also employ 8,998 people and provide…

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    wild animals as one of the following, “a fearsome predator or benign teddy bear.” On the one hand, violent experiences in zoos are often triggered by children believing that the animals will do them no harm. For example, children that see fluffy panda bears at a zoo may be tempted to enter an enclosure expecting to experience a large teddy bear. Earlier this year, in May, a child fell into the gorilla exhibit inhabited by Harambe, a critically endangered animal. Before falling in, the boy had…

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    Importance Of Animals In Zoos

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    Panda are a big ticket item in all zoos. Pandas bring prestige and fame to a zoo. What most people don’t know though, is that fame and prestige cost a lot of money. For each panda that a zoo has, it cost them one million dollars per year plus another six hundred thousand dollars every time a cub is born. On top of that, the money that the zoos make annually is not enough to cover the cost of the pandas (Washington Post 2). Pandas are not worth one million dollars a year, simply to look at. There…

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    The Saint Louis Zoo The Saint Louis Zoo was voted second best zoo in the United States in a USA Today poll where they had the people who go to these zoos vote. The zoo is home to over 15,000 animals per their website. Many of them are rare and endangered species. They have some exhibits that they charge for but admission to the zoo is free. The Mission of the Saint Louis Zoo is to conserve animals and their habitats through animal management, research, recreation, and educational programs…

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    Zoos and aquariums provide endless entertainment for most of the population, but for the animals in cages, tanks, and terrariums, it is not so fun. The animals in zoos and aquariums are stolen from a vast and endless environment and are then shoved into a smaller setting. They can no longer hunt, exercise, and bond with other animals. The animals are solely kept, to make profit for businesses. To make more money, animals are forced to breed, as it is found that humans loves to watch newborn…

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    Why Are Zoos Bad

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    Have you ever heard about zoos being bad for animals? Well it's not true and here's the truth about zoos.Why are zoos good because the employes of the zoos take care of the animals and heal them back to health if sick or hurt.Plus zoos keep animals from extinction by doing a breeding program for the animals.Plus the animals get study to see how they behave and what they do.They also have exhibits big enough for the animals that match their natural habitat.zoos are a great thing for the animals.…

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    Traveling to a foreign country in eighth grade, surrounded by my carefree friends instead of overprotective parents marked an important milestone in my life. Having the opportunity to hang out with my friends with the freedom to decide what we want in Beijing, China is an experience I’ll never forget. It’s always nerve racking as a kid when you have to leave the safety of your dependable parents and place your trust in your teachers to make sure you don’t get lost or thrown into jail in another…

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    I have gone to the zoo four times and I have enjoyed being there. I like to see how the animals live. My favorite animal is the giraffe. I love them. I think they are fascinating. I like to see them but I have never had a pet because I think that they need much care. My son often tells me he wants to have a dog. I hope some day I can give one to him and that he will take care of his pet himself. In my family, everyone likes to see animals. We visit the zoo, Monterey Bay Aquarium, or watch TV…

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    To Be Named: The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams The title, The Glass Menagerie, is the first “name” that is encountered, and a menagerie is “A collection of wild animals in cages or enclosures, esp. one kept for exhibition, as in a zoo, etc. Also: a place or building in which such a collection is kept.”(OED). By this definition, the characters are like the wild animals as they are trapped together because of financial reasons, family bonds, and because they are stuck in Tom’s memory. By…

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    At the beginning of the story we already became aware of the theme zoology and religion which was prominent throughout the entire novel.Yann Martel used these two themes in Pi Patels’s journey and also throughout his struggles onboard the boat. In the beginning of the book Pi describes pieces of his childhood and how he got involved in zoology.Early in the novel he describes the beauty and his admiration for the zoo in such detail which automatically captures the readers attention.He describes…

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