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  • The Importance Of Exotic Pets

    themselves. In National Geographic, the author of the article,“Exotic Pets”, Lauren Slater, presents a graph to show that 66% of exotic animals are owned privately, 28% of the animals are owned by the zoo, and 6% of the animals are owned by the circus. The percentages shown above represent the total amount of exotic pets being held captive without a license or a permit, which is 96%, from 1990 all the way up to 2013. This statement alone gives the following…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Wild Animal Captivity

    Where the Wild Things Are If someone says they love animals but they pay money to see them in captivity, can they be trusted? Animals all over the world are put into captivity just for the entertainment of others instead of leaving them in their natural habitats so they can continue the circle of life. Putting a wild animal in captivity can cause zoochosis which then leads to serious health issues for it. Wild animals should be left in their natural habitat instead of being put into captivity…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Aquariums

    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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  • Why Do We Protect Zoos

    Zoos are a place where animals are kept all day, instead of living in their own natural habitats. Animals are kept in different exhibits, where tourists can come and gawp at them. Some people wonder why zoos even exist when they, in a sense, keep the animals encaged and prevent them from living in their natural habitats. Zoos contain important rare species in their captivity and revolve around human entertainment, rather than the animals. Although zoos can seem like this is all they do, it is…

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  • Analysis Of To Be Named: The Glass Menagerie By Tennessee Williams

    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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  • Zoology And Religion In Yann Martel's Life Of Pi

    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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  • Pros And Cons Of Wild Animals

    animals have escaped, 24% humans have been injured, 14% animal deaths and human death are roughly 20% of that. Having non-domesticated animals in a domestic setting can have a human-wildlife conflict, which can have a negative impact on the natural life of a wild animal often resulting in injury to the human, wildlife, or both. Animals may seem like "they 're very [loving], just like a puppy," but then they grow up, yet wild animal, they can become dangerous, which is why people are debating…

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  • Why Animals Run Free Essay

    people want to see and how much revenue they can make. What they fail to understand and should the people is the little creatures that help this earth everyday to keep it up and running. So as they say zoos also helps to teach people about nature and wildlife, why don’t they care about the animals that make up this earth. It also makes no sense for animals to be trained using electric goads if they are there for education and to help…

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  • Zoos Are Bad For Animals

    Many people think zoos are bad for animals and think it is cruel, but they do not know the truth. Zoos help prevent extinction, support endangered animals, educate the public, and help save animals in bad conditions. Zoos benefit the lives of animals and their population. Zoos help prevent extinction of species. Earth is currently in a global extinction crisis. Almost one fourth of all known mammals are threatened with extinction. The percentage is even higher for invertebrates, over a third…

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  • Speech On Exotic Animals

    Exotic Animals as Pets Bears, sugar gliders, snakes, black panthers, snow tigers, flying squirrels, bearded dragons, chameleons, pythons, geckos, iguanas, lemurs—these are just a few of the huge list of unusual, or so called exotic, animals that people might own or trade. The availablity of these extoic animals has made it easy to acquire or to sell them. It is harmful to the animals, the environment and even humans. It may be marginally legal to sell and own these animals, however, in many…

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