Are Zoos Unethical By:Kalynn Deppe An issue that has been hotly debated since the brink of zoos has been whether they are ethical or not. Although some believe that zoos can be beneficial to animals, thousands of research has shown this not to be true. The main reasons zoos are devious is because, there artificial environments are harmful, the animals are more prone to diseases, and it can damage children's views on society. To begin, zoos are unprincipled due to the fact that they take animals out of the wild and place them in synthetic environments that have failed to meet the animals designated standard of living. For example, research has shown that some larger animals need for space is not fulfilled in their confined cages. Even the best zoos in the world cannot begin to even try replicating the natural habitat of one animal therefore; animals are often prevented from their natural behavior or doings such as running, roaming, flying, climbing, foraging, choosing a partner and being with their own kind.
POLL: Should whales and dolphins be kept in captivity for our entertainment?
End captivity - Whale and Dolphin Conservation
The vicious practice of stealing young orcas from their homes was found in humane by the state of Washington in Washington State banned whale capturing and forbid Sea World from returning to kidnap more marine animals. Many of trainers are performers, not biologists. The trainers most likely have no formal education in marine biology. When killer whales are put in cages together they don't understand each other. Tilikum was a male killer whale who was captured in Iceland and was brought to SeaWorld in
Argumentative Essay About Whales In Captivity
The whales may become ill, depressed, or even suicidal due to boredom and stress. Not only can the whales harm themselves, but they can harm humans too. Sadly, the name killer whale only comes into play when in captivity.
Imagine you are stuck in a jail cell, blindfolded. You are forced to do ever anyone says, and you do tricks for other amusement. For example in kids stand up to zoos in captivity states animals are getting too expensive to feed so the zookeeper's just wait for somebody to notice and sell them to another zoo. This shows that having too much animals can harm the animals and make them starve to death and even the whole zoo. Some even sell them to another zoo even if there is family or friends.