Zoos and Animal Welfare

Zoos and Animal Welfare

by Christine Van Tuyl

ISBN-10: 0737738189

ISBN-13: 9780737738186

Pub. Date: 12/07/2007

Publisher: Gale Group

Product Details

Gale Group
Publication date:
Issues That Concern You Series
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
13 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction     7
Animals Suffer in Captivity$dThe Captive Animals' Protection Society     12
Animals Do Not Suffer in Captivity$dThe Philadelphia Zoo     18
Elephants Do Not Belong in Zoos$dIn Defense of Animals     24
Elephants Are Thriving in Zoos$dThe Association of Zoos and Aquariums     29
Elephants Are Better Off in Sanctuaries$dThe Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee     34
Elephants Are Not Necessarily Better Off in Sanctuaries   Michael Hutchins   William Conway     39
Surplus Animals Are a Big Problem$dPeople for the Ethical Treatment of Animals     46
Surplus Animals Are Being Dealt With   Jesse Donahue   Erik Trump     51
Zoos Play a Key Role in Education$dThe Wildlife Conservation Society     58
Zoos Do Not Play a Key Role in Education   Dale Jamieson     63
Captive Breeding Programs Contribute to Conservation$dThe Association of Zoos and Aquariums     69
Captive Breeding Programs Are a Failure$dAnimal Rights Malta     75
Zoos Have a Bright Future   Jeffrey P. Bonner     80
Zoos Should Be Abolished$dMercy for Animals     87
What You Should Know About Zoos and Animal Welfare     93
What You Should Do About Zoos and Animal Welfare     96
Organizations to Contact     101
Bibliography     105
Index     108
Picture Credits     112

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