Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? A zoo has no useful purpose. Use specific reasons and examples to explain your answer.
Zoos have existed for many centuries and in many countries. They serve many purposes for everyone. Zoos are enjoyable places to spend time. They are also like living museums offering us a wealth of educational opportunities.
It is important for children to have an opportunity to visit zoos. The zoo provides the child a chance to learn about biology, animal husbandry, ecology, environmental protection and dangers. Zoos give children a chance to just be children for a while, imagining the jungles of Africa or the depths of the Atlantic Sea.
Zoos also give the people in a society a chance to spend some enjoyable time with nature. People can relax and spend time with each other in a park-like atmosphere. Often there are places to sit peacefully and watch the animals while you pass the time.
Lastly, zoos act as living museums for the animals. Many would be extinct in our world if there wasn’t a zoo to maintain the species. The zoos offer us a place to keep the animals safe, in addition to providing us a chance to see animals would might not normally get a chance to observe.
In conclusion, it is easy to understand why zoo are so important. However, if a society doesn’t have enough money to feed it’s people, a zoo becomes a luxury. Throughout history and cultures, people have always understood the importance of zoos. They serve many useful, diverse purposes to the people and animals of our world.