tiger behind a chain link fence

Why animals should be given the same legal rights as humans

From 2017: Around the world, environmentalists have been arguing for the rights of animals and entire ecosystems in the courts—and they’re winning

A sad ending for the ’world’s loneliest polar bear’

From 2016: Arthur the polar bear never did make it to a refuge in Manitoba
Zoo Gorilla Child Hurt

Q&A: Our complicated relationship with zoos

From 2015: Sociologist David Grazian on the evolution of the zoo, the false authenticity that it purveys—and the underpaid women who do all the work

What it feels like to feed the giraffes at the Toronto Zoo

It’s just another day at the office for this Toronto zookeeper as he feeds these giraffes. See what it’s like to get so close to the world’s tallest land animal.

The shame of zoos

Barbara Amiel on the slums no one is talking about
Missing image

Zoo & Aquarium Controversy

Alternatives To Viewing Captive Wildlife