Essays Tagged: "zoos"

America's Zoos

America's Zoos: Entertainment to Conservation The children run ahead, squealing with delight. Their par ... ts is important as well. As concern for the world's animals becomes more prominent in the news, our zoos rise up to meet the challenge. Animal's rights and their treatment, regardless of species, have ... een brought to attention and positive movements made. While the number of endangered species grows, zoos attempt to do their part in conservation. Both in and out of the park, zoos and their scientist ...

(9 pages) 153 0 4.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Are zoo's good or bad? This essay explores the good and bad things about zoos. Very good essay for anyone in middle school or lower level high school.

hance to see the animals rather than in pictures. My next reason is that some of the animals in the zoos are orphans and would not have been able to survive in the wild. Zoos give those animals a chan ... rotection, and water that they may not have been able to find out in the wild. My final reason that zoos are good is that animals are protected from poachers and other dangerous animals. Some animals ...

(2 pages) 31430 2 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Animal Rights Opinion Paper: Bio-ethics

ged for their experiments that are furthering American medical technology everyday.Some people call zoos circuses and rodeos animal torture. The animals involved in these types of entertainment are ce ...

(1 pages) 59 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Zoos are animals' prisons.

son for nothing? Anyone would say, "Of course!" Then why do people think that animals feel happy in zoos, which are the same as prisons? I remember once I visited Los Angeles Zoo, and I compared this ... er around. However, this is still a "prison"..."Even under the best of circumstances at the best of zoos, captivity itself is hell for animals meant to roam free" (Kaufman, 1997, p. 611K7091). People ...

(3 pages) 143 4 2.8 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Bottlenose Dolphin.

ntoceti, order Cetacea. These animals are well known for its intelligence and are commonly found in zoos or marine parks. In marine parks they can be seen perfroming clever tricks such as jumping thro ...

(4 pages) 46 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

An Informal Setting Experience: A Visit to the Zoological Gardens

goals of taking our students to informal settings, such as museums, aquariums, nature centers, and zoos, should not only be to entice and expand their natural curiosity about the exhibits that they s ... nghouse (ENC) Focus, Jack Hanna noted that about 125 million people annually visit our nation's 160 zoos (1999, p. 2). In today's high-tech and computerized schools, a teacher can take "virtual field ...

(23 pages) 109 0 2.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


unted almost to extinction for their fur. Biologists now find it difficult to study wild jaguars in zoos, where the animals have been bred successfully.Males and females meet in the wild only to mate. ... r than 200 wild jaguars left in all of Argentina. Soon, the only remaining populations will live in zoos. Although jaguars have a reputation as man-eaters, there are numerous stories about men being f ...

(2 pages) 40 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

The White Tiger

White TigerThe white tiger is an endangered specie. They are very rare and can only be seen in zoos. As of June 1998, there were 30 white tigers in U.S. zoos that participated in SSP(Species Surv ... ly located on the mainland of southeastern Asia and in central and southern India. Most now live in zoos or special wildlife parks. A white tigers diet is varied from deer and cattle, to frogs and fis ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

The Scopes Trial

ith a new interpretation." Moran contends that the only real winners in the trial were the monkeys. Zoos reported a huge boom in visitors and pet monkey owners flocked to Dayton, Tennessee looking for ...

(3 pages) 40 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Zoos: The Reality Of It All

There are too many zoos where animals pace metal cages and cramped outdoor enclosures. If there is a wild animal in a z ... It is better to see animals in the wild, not in captivity. Despite professed concerns for animals, zoos remain more "collections" of interesting "items" than actual havens. Zoos teach people that is ... s acceptable to keep animals in captivity, bored, cramped, lonely and far from their natural homes. Zoos do not fulfill an animal's basic needs. Also, people don't go to the zoos to get educated. In a ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.2 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Animals in Captivity.

ed this controversial essay topic and fell into much contemplation.It's undeniable that most animal zoos or such organizations really have relevant knowledge, offer suitable environments and rescue an ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Civilization and the wilderness

y invade the habitats of animals, and often tame various animals for their own amusement such as in zoos and aquariums. In many cases, try to control them as well. Just as in Banff National Park, huma ...

(1 pages) 32 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Penguin Genetics

ef, captive breeding is a means to species conservation that are unable to survive in the wild. The zoos' contribution to the preservation of species has been significant and outstanding examples of s ... ng a consensus for the protection and respect of species and wild life are being formed to organise zoos and aquarium and provide the guidelines for manners of conduct. The World Association of Zoos a ...

(8 pages) 49 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology


an indication by the numbers of different species of plants and animals. The preservations and the zoos have lots of comparison and contraction within those two areas. While the human populations are ... ossible consequence to the food web on the Serengeti, if any particular species, will disappear.The zoos and the preservations can be different or the same. The zoos take cares of animals when they ne ...

(2 pages) 59 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

American Zoos

troyed. Stare, and a thousand threatened species stare back"� (Beyond Zoo, 2001, p.1).Modern zoos are no longer for pure entertainment. In recent years, zoos have begun to work together with un ... s and each other to prevent the loss of animals and their habitats. There are countless stereotypes zoos have carried with them since the first was created. Those misconceptions have led people to bel ...

(9 pages) 19 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Life Of Pi Questions

he admirable three-toed sloth". In subsequent chapters, he explains the ways in which religions and zoos are both steeped in illusion. Having the reader know he has researched these areas allows us to ... he admirable three-toed sloth". In subsequent chapters, he explains the ways in which religions and zoos are both steeped in illusion. Having the reader know he has researched these areas allows us to ...

(25 pages) 40 0 4.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

San Francisco Zoo Public Relation Final Paper

unezUniversity of PhoenixExecutive SummaryThe San Francisco Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and represents a uniquely successful partnership between the City of San Francisc ... ed to the zoo safety and regulations. It is important to educate the public that the Association of Zoos and Aquariums AZA has a set of tough safety and regulation protocols. The San Francisco Zoo has ...

(12 pages) 63 0 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management