Is Zoo based Research useful?

For anyone who has studied in animal behaviour, it is likely that you would have been taken to a zoo to complete a project on animal behaviour . Most Zoology degrees do this at least once during the course. But a question should be considered when researching in a zoo. Is the research useful? Zoo…

Zoos-Conservation or Confinement?

Animals have been kept for the enjoyment of humans for decades, the first zoos were established to allow humans to see creatures from around the world with little consideration to the animals well-being. More recently zoos have been evolving to be centres of education and assist with conservation. But are zoos able to produce useful…