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19 Secrets Zoos Don't Want You to Know

Updated 21 Feb 2020 158.6k views19 items

Despite their consistent popularity, zoos are pretty controversial. But why? Well, the answer is simple - wild animals are best served in their natural environments. 

What role does a zoo play in the 21st century? What are the pros and cons of animals in captivity? What’s the difference between a roadside zoo and an accredited one? Many groups have done research and discovered several secrets zoos don’t want you know. Some of this stuff can be pretty surprising, but isn't it better to be informed about the cool creatures you see at the zoo and get a behind the scenes look at these institutions? Whether you think zoos are good or bad, there are plenty of interesting things to know about them.

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