What the ...? Dr. Jane Goodall does not operate a zoo. And there's not an advocate in the world who would fault Dr. Goodall for her invaluable work. It's a real stretch to claim that any kid leaves a zoo with a new found mission to save wild species. Zoos are an easy way to keep children occupied for a few hours without breaking the bank. But kids are as interested in the snack bar and the souvenir stand than they are the animals. Visitors can come and go. The animals will live behind the same four walls, denied everything that is meaningful to them, until the day they die. People who genuinely care about animals will never support zoos -- animals should not have to pay with their freedom and sanity for human's fleeting diversion.
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