Delving into the statistics and reasons behind bear attacks.
Approximately 600,000 birds and mammals are kept in zoos worldwide.
Roughly 73% of adults believe in the existence of zoos and aquariums.
Polar bears in zoos have significantly less space compared to their wild counterparts.
Elephants in zoos tend to die much younger than those in the wild.
A mere 18% of animals in zoos are actually endangered species.
Only around 200 animal species are part of breeding programs in European zoos.
Annual investments towards wildlife conservation exceed $350 million.
America houses more tigers in captivity than in the wild.
Captive animals often lack substantial legal protection.
While many believe zoos are for education and conservation, not all animals benefit equally.
Breeding in captivity often faces challenges with maintaining genetic diversity.
Many animals in zoos can't exhibit natural behaviors due to limited space and artificial environments.
Animals in zoos often suffer from psychological stress and health issues.
Zoos offer a unique opportunity for humans to connect with animals, but at what cost?
Ensuring both animal and human safety is paramount in zoos, leading to more restrictive environments.