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Advanced Evolution of Chinese Zoos

Advanced Evolution of Chinese Zoos

I’m writing this piece in the fifth hour of the fourteen hour flight to the U.S. from Beijing. I’ve already watched two movies, had a couple glasses of wine, and did some work. I’m reflecting on my whirlwind trip in Ordos, Inner Mongolia for the Chinese Association of Zoological Gardens’ (CAZG) 2nd annual conference, where … Continue reading

The Polar Bear Controversy

If you google “polar bear” + death + zoo, you’ll find a slew of polar bear deaths over the past few years.  Most, if not all, were not due to neglect on the zoo’s part, but were accidents or medical issues.  However, because of public and animal activism outcry, zoos have had to take a … Continue reading