Should Society Have Zoos or Aquariums?


Arguments For and Against Zoos

Should Zoos and Aquariums Exhibit Beluga Whales?

How Do Zoos Help Endangered Animals?

Are There Animal Care Problems at the National Zoo?

A Zoo is a Great Educational Tool

Wild Animals Don’t Want to be Owned

Elephants Live Longer in the Wild Than in Zoos


Don’t Let Good Zoos Go Extinct


Online Resources

Should We Have Zoos? (article)

Stop Using Killer Whales for Entertainment (Q & A)

Celebrating Zoos and Aquariums on Endangered Species Day (article)

Sanctuaries or Showbiz: What's the Future of Zoos? (article)

The Evolving Role of Zoos (video)

Jane Goodall on Role Zoos Play in Saving Wild Animals (video)

Is It Time for America to Close Its Zoos? (video)

Ask a Biologist: Should Zoos Be Banned (Q & A)

Phoenix Zoo Helps Save Endangered Species (video)

Chlorinated Cruelty: the Truth about Marine Parks and Aquariums (article)

Why These 7 Humane Zoos Can Claim to Do Right by Animals (slide show)

Zoos: An Idea Whose Time Has Come and Gone (article)

Ethics of Taking Kids to Sea World (video)

Orca Captivity (infographic)

An Orca's Life in Captivity vs the Ocean (infographic)

Controversial SeaWorld Orca Shows End in California, but Continue Elsewhere (article)