Is it cruel to keep animals in zoos? | The Tylt
Going to the zoo is an American pastime, but some say it's high time for these organizations to be left in the past. Particularly with the revelations of Netflix's "Tiger King" top of mind, many people believe zoos do more harm to animals than good for humans. Animal rights activists argue it is impossible to recreate the wild in a finite space, and keeping animals in captivity is cruel. Others say zoos protect endangered species and can help reintroduce animals to the wild through breeding. Furthermore, zoos provide a place for the public to learn about and connect with conservation efforts. Are zoos helpful or cruel?
Is it cruel to keep animals in zoos?
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