Columbus is big and best of 5, Cleveland and Cincinnati both have a number of rare exotic animals and some excellent exhibits, and Pittsburgh has a great, 7.5 acres of children’s zoo but otherwise has been perceived as a disappointment ...

If you combine land area and number of species, one of the largest zoos must be the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Nebraska. It houses thousands of animals from hundreds of species on over 130 acres of land. It’s no ...

Zoos, contrary to popular belief, are often little more than psychological torture and extermination centers for animals. … In zoos, many animals are taken from their families and sent to other zoos, or killed when their group size exceeds the ...

Captivity suppresses the natural instincts of wild animals. Animals suffer from constant frustration because they have no freedom of choice and cannot behave as they would in their natural environment. This leads to a tendency to genetic, physical and behavioral ...