Sea world should be wiped the fuck out
Seaworld, zoos, circuses
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^^^ not zoos tho!! although some zoos are abusive, a majority of zoos play a fundament role in conservation!! some one else get some facts in here; I kno it’s true but im on mobile
DID SOMEONE CALL FOR FACTS
LET ME BREAK DOWN THIS HERE ZOO THING
Okay so Seaworld is definitely bad and s are circuses, yes, that’s a separate post. Right now, I’m only going to focus on zoos.
Visits to accredited zoos and aquariums prompt individuals to reconsider their role in environmental problems and conservation action, and to see themselves as part of the solution. Currently, laws protect wild animals and guarantee their welfare (e.g., Animal Welfare Act, Endangered Species Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act). Accreditation bodies make sure zoos and aquariums offer great care for their animals.
Zoos have an essential role in conservation. Back in the 60’s, Gerald Iles (author of My Home in the Zoo, published in 1961 and covering the previous thirty years on the Manchester Zoo) said that “…the animals of Africa have been reduced by 80% within the last hundred years… and 600 species of animals are tottering on the brink of extinction.” Like author Jake Page put it, “many zoos have become places of rigorous scientific research… coupled with an active effort not just to preserve in captivity those creatures that are endangered in the wild, but… to understand, save, and replenish unique natural habitats.”
I’m super tired because I just got home from a 15 hour drive but you can read more here