Protection and destruction
An incident at a zoo questions the relationship between humans and our near cousins the apes.
Why are we shocked that a lion is dissected in public?
Zoos are there to conserve and protect animals. But they routinely cull 'extra' specimens and in Denmark they use them for a public lesson in anatomy.
Dartmoor Zoo's battle for survival
This writer became a zookeeper almost by accident and is desperate to find the money to preserve this costly ecosystem
The safest place for an animal is in its natural habitat - not a zoo
This writer puts the Captive Animals Protection Society case - that keeping animals behind wire is always wrong