They should have more space, not bars in front of them! One of them is the confined spaces where the animals are forced to live in. They need to be free. In that case, animals always feel painful. For example elephants travel long distances in the wild in large groups that is their way of life. Moreover, the few zoos that mistreated animals have been caught, and are being targeted for these actions. Is the zoo really the best place for this majestic polar bear? School children are curious about animals and see them everywhere in their daily lives, and an opportunity to go to the zoo and see them for real is amazing for them. From my point of view it is cruel to keep animals in zoos because animals can live in forest, eat what they want and there is a big territory.
This why not many animals are taken out of the wild today. And this is one of the top zoos in one of the most developed countries in the world. Since then, zoos have changed. Every year, numerous animals go extinct. They should be allowed to roam their native habitats freely. However, while these smiles may seem like an accurate representation of the zoo, some people may see something different; a view of animals alone and cold in an environment unknown and foreign. One reason that zoo's are good because people get a chance to see animals that only live in certain parts of the world.
As what we know, these animals are still hunted by poachers for their skins, bones and other by-products. We can't clearly decide what is right or wrong. Adding another point for zoo pros, the procedure for acquiring animals has also changed. We see only well-fed creatures who appear to be adequately looked after. You can call an animal a zoo prisoner or call it the family Chihuahua, and either way, what you are dealing with is a captive animal. So when these elephants have it bad enough already, they are now allegedly being beaten too. Zoos are now not only used for education, but for modern entertainment.
They have failed to meet these challenges or reverse the mass decline in endangered species. Imagine being taken from your homeland and living the rest of your life in an enclosed space for the amusement of others. White rhinos, for example, are now extinct in the wild, largely thanks to poachers who killed them for their valuable horns. In addition, many animals have precise needs that zookeepers are just beginning to understand. It may make us laugh but it brings no benefit to the animal itself. In 2002, zoos participated in 2,230 research and conservation projects in more than 80 countries.
Their exposure to humans and ability to smell and hear other animals may also cause them stress. Not letting them live in their natural habitat! In addition, zoos may even have a negative impact on the visitors, showing them that it is okay to hold animals in captivity. It's a delicate question and one that can't easily be answered. Their habitat is getting destroyed. Also zoos make animals mate on force, what if they don't want to mate with each other. Zoos may not even benefit people as much as once thought. A zoo is a place where animals live in and are put on display for people to view.
But the thing is, we do. The most important function of zoos, which benefits humans, is to serve as entertainment for people, especially for children. Excuse me, but what the hell are penguins doing within walking distance of gorillas?! Most zoo's are treating animals as good as they can but most zoo's are just treating the animals like they want. I do however, remember zoos. List of Cons of Zoos 1.
Many starve or do not have enough space for them to move in their cages. Zoo keepers try to make the animals feel like their in their natural habitat but a lot of times it's not close enough to the real habitat for the animal to feel at home. I know that zoos many be fun and exciting but we need to look closer as to how the animals are being treated. Read on for both sides of this historical debate, told from the perspective of an animal rights activist. Elephants bobbing their heads and swaying back and forth? I agree they should rome free in their natural habitat, but that would be even worse for them. That is why I believe that zoos are harmful to animals. Many animals need more room to run around and get rid of some of their energy.
Millions of people visit the thousands of zoos around the world, proving that we simply never grow tired of observing wildlife. When we take these animals from their homes we need to give them a good place to live at. Now I will list the reasons I think zoos are bad. Tourists are mostly there to see different species and take photos. One of the most important modern functions of zoos is supporting international breeding programmes, particularly for endangered species. If you ask me why, let me show you what I think about it: Firstly, some zoos don't really care about animals, What they only care aboutis just to make money.