There has always been controversy surrounding the topic of zoos. There are questions of it being morally okay to keep animals captive or is it saving them? Many animals that do go to zoos are going extinct from humans or climate change. But zoos have many benefits such as informing people why these certain animals are there and all the different kinds of animals that there is. If it wasn’t for zoos many people would not know about or be educated of all the different types of animals. In the article theguardian.com Dr. Dave Hone said “even species that are common can come under severe threat very quickly or without people realising.” Humans have caused many animals having to go to the zoo. Humans have caused climate change and that has affected many animals such as polar bears and all the artic animals. Climate change harmed over half of all mammal species on the endangered species list. This is another reason why we need to have zoos. There is a stigma surrounding the word zoos because people think its just for entertainment and they don’t treat the animals well but really the zoos are saving thousands of animals from extinction.Tags: Judge Memorial Catholic High School
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