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.
Is putting animals in captivity good for them? What happens to animals in captivity? Would it be just better to leave them in nature? Putting animals in captivity has long been an argument and people often question if it is actually good for the animals or if it would be better to help them if needed and then let them back into nature. And although there are benefits for animals in captivity, it could also be very bad for them.
As you can see these animals don’t have a locking jaw and can make a great pet. Adjoining the last paragraph, Pit Bulls are one misunderstood breed. Actually Pit Bulls are not a breed according to Investagation.prta.org. These animals get blamed for so many dogs get in fights, just because they have short hair and a stocky build that doesn 't make them a Pit Bull.
Exotic animals need care and the time when not taken care of these animals are possibly in the direction of going extinct. Exotic animals need diligent care if not done correctly it could lead to a break in the food chain. With the “potential extinction” of animals, many parts of our planet could be destroyed; our food sources would suddenly decrease, and the ecosystem will suffer (“Ban Ownership of the Exotic Pets”). ONE MORE SENTENCE On the other hand, some may argue that they have a right to own an exotic animal and keep it on private property.
But in these cases they are sanctuaries, or special places that these animals are at so they are being saved and helped. Almost never are zoos, aquariums, or circuses saving animals because they are almost extinct or because the animals were hurt. The animals in these places were most cases born into captivity and so they cannot return to the wild. Therefore they must stay in these places, which is not fair to them because they had no choice of being born into that
Instead of taking animals from their stable and adequate habitats, removing animals that’s home has being destroyed or deemed unlivable for the animal gives it a new place to live. This won’t fix the problems with zoos, but it will at the very least only affect animals with no place to go rather than all animals for the sole purpose of human
It is true that there are some circuses who don’t physically beat animals and choose not to harm animals physically, however there are forms of abuse other than physical that some people are unaware of. Because circus animals are abused beyond physical, all circuses should be set under harsher banning laws. Animals being locked in cages and taken away from their homes can be a form of psychological and emotional abuse. A research article, edited and cited by the Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology who are a biotechnology research establishment in India, discusses a study of the effects of wildlife in captivity, specifically the effects on the animal 's biology. The study, on Bengal tigers and leopards in Indian zoos, demonstrated stereotypical behavior of animals in captivity from stress compared to the biological and environmental factors the animals faced.
Do you recognize that cute little animal you claim to love, well do you know that you are going more harm than good when you support zoo’s. I know you may think, “how could I hurt animals by going to a zoo” well did you know that a life of confinement doesn't compare to the life that animal would have in their natural habitat. When you support a zoo you are supporting the mistreatment of animals. Animals in zoos are forced to sit in small enclosure and are literally driven insane from frustration and boredom. You call yourself an animal lover but no real animal lover would stand for the mistreatment in zoos.
Animals that can function and survive in the wild should not be kept in zoos because the enclosures do not meet the needs of the animals living in them, zoos restrict animals from their innate behavior and their natural instincts, and zoos are expensive and damage animals homes. Enclosures in zoos do not provide everything the animal needs. In paragraph 6 in the article
Animals do not have rights due to the lack of human knowledge, facilities such as zoos and the use of animals research. Animal rights and welfare are commonly confused. Animal welfare keeps animals from being abused or from suffering. Laws such as the Animal Welfare Act. guarantee animals the right to animal welfare.
People say that if u test on the animals nobody would care if they died. The also say that it won’t harm the animals but it really does. Some people also say that animal testing is bad because of the danger you are putting the animals in. The animals are going extinct because of the testing.
What if it killed someone? I think only normal animals like dogs, cats, bunnies, and fish should be allowed to be pets. Your exotic pet could hurt the owner! I know I wouldn’t want something in my house that I thought would hurt me. I think that some exotic pets would get mad if someone touched them.
Emotional Support Animals: Training for Public Safety Across the nation, the public may be at risk for injury due to untrained animals in our stores. In spite of the increase for support animals in our nation, the United States Government has not addressed the issue that a mandatory system must be in place. Many people view emotional support animals as service animals. These animals help patients with treatment of anxiety, depression, and PTSD symptoms, just to name a few.
Exotic animals are animals that stay wild, do not have resources that are easily accessible, and can be dangerous which means that humans should not be allowed to keep them as pets. If exotic animals stay wild then they should not be allowed as a pet. In the text piece entitled “Do You Really Want a Baby Tiger” by Mia Lewis it states “Exotic animals are something else. They are wild animals with wild animal instincts, even when born in captivity”.
Animal Captivity Bears don 't normally ride bikes, tigers don 't normally jump through fire, and elephants don 't normally stand up on their back two legs. Laws that protect traveling animals are not enforced enough to make a difference, and are highly ignored. Circuses should not be allowed to capture wild animals for entertainment purposes because the animals are abused, the populations are decreasing, and the animals don 't have enough freedom. To better understand why eliminating animal captivity for entertainment purposes is the best thing to do, someone must think about the opposing viewpoint. Most argue that the eliminating animal captivity for entertainment purposes is more humane.