In defence of Christian zoos

Tudge, Colin
April 1991
New Scientist;4/13/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1764, p8
Criticizes 'The Independent' for its comments regarding the possible closure of the London Zoo. Human beings as lords and masters of creation; Argument about the treatment of animals in societies where Buddhism flourishes; Environmentalist movement; Research on elephant physiology at the Institute of Zoology in London; Science as a Christian pursuit.


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