Upsetting the ark

Carpenter, Betsy
August 1992
U.S. News & World Report;8/24/92, Vol. 113 Issue 8, p57
Discusses the reasons why zoos are under increasing pressure today to justify their existence. The troubles facing Slater Park Zoo in Pawtucket, R.I.; Doubts as to whether zoos should exist; Wild life threatened; How the Columbus Zoo in Columbus, Ohio, is putting profit before preservation; Pros and cons of zoos; The American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums (AAZPA) standards; More. INSET: Preserving the genetic legacies, by Karen F. Schmidt..


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