Housing development and agricultural growth put pressure on our own native species. Veterinary doctors, zoologist, voluntary staff, etc. The pros include the protection of animal rights basing on the level of risks animals living in the natural world face. Animals in captivity ensure the animals have enough food sources and proper medical facility. They shouldn't be kept against their wills meaning: being free! Here are some of the points pro and anti animal captivity proponents make. The people and activists who oppose the very idea of setting up zoos argue that even if zoo owners take sincere efforts to conserve wild animals, success attained in protecting them is insignificant. See Animals You Otherwise Would Not.
Taking animals out of their habitat serves as an ethical issue because of its focus on human benefit as opposed to animal benefit, with the exceptions of captive breeding and freeing animals from an otherwise dangerous situation. Granted, some of the fault lies in human development and hunting, but other factors include habitats and climates changing too fast for some species to keep up with, limited distribution and disease. People can get familiar with animals education, information and knowledge. They must not worry about it. Taking often endangered and exotic animals from the wild to sell them off as pets or to be used as cheap street entertainment and the like is what sparks much controversy, and is also illegal in many countries. Should we boycott or ban zoos? The common types of zoos that we know are urban cage-zoos, safaris and sanctuaries.
For example elephants travel long distances in the wild in large groups that is their way of life. Most zoos also run education programs, which teach people everything they need to know from caring for animals to taking part in conservation projects. They are crucial in protecting endangered species. Slide 4: However, the fact showed that online violent games have many negative effects to young people such as three effects below: 1. It is argued that animals don't have rights as such. By caring for, feeding and working with the animals, zoo professionals can teach and learn from them.
The National Zoo has a training program for fourth-year veterinary students and offers a 3-year residency program for another school so that veterinarians can train to become zoological medicine specialists. Is it to look at large animals like a spectator sport? They begin to lose their instincts after too much time in captivity. Ota Benga was part of a human exhibit at zoos in the United States as late as 1906, in St. Although this practice is increasingly prosecuted in most countries, there are still small zoos and aquariums which acquire their animals without paying much attention to their origin. I used this fact like 1000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000times No you should not breed animals in captivity unless the species is this-close to extinction, and then you should make their environment as realistic to their natural environment as possible.
In zoos, the endangered species are protected. Many of the zoo establishments are struggling financially. They will have to provide for themselves, which is something they are not used to do. Zoos offer animal activities to maintain natural instincts and movements. And also for other rare species.
The Smithsonian National Zoo is one of many that have worked with local colleges and universities to create thorough degree programs at graduate and doctorate levels. Pros of Animals in Captivity Better Habitats Even though zoo animals are in captivity, thy are still in habitats that meet their needs. Zoos serve as safe places for most animals. By the year 2050 scientists predict that one quarter of Earth's animal species will become extinct. For example, zoos save endangered species and rehabilitate injured animals, but activists argue that humans do not have the right to keep animals in captivity.
While these guidelines are extremely strict, many anti-zoo campaigners believe it is rarely enforced and zoos tend to follow a relaxed version of the rules. There are many reasons for and against animals being in captivity. Holding any animal in captivity has questionable ethics. Finally, people much remember that your own pets are kept in captivity, too! However, like any other thing, zoos also have good and bad sides to them. This may increase the chance of an illness breaking out, which could affect all the animals in the zoo, not only those threatened with extinction. There are several animals which are poached frequently because of certain items.
This a far cry from the zoos in the past that were cold, concrete cages. This can help to increase the population and ultimately, be exposed back into the wild where they will be able to breed and grow up in the wild. Others believe that captive breeding of animals is often the only way to protect some species from … extinction. Much of it depends upon the location and how they are caring for the animals. Such as lions and polar bears, they are also endangered species but they usually breed unsuccessfully in the zoos which because of stress.