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User Info: gekishinken

gekishinken
3 years ago#1
Or seen it previously? What are your views on things like zoos or aquariums?


I personally feel that they should be outlawed. I just don't think it is ethically right to confine an animal (or fish) to something that would essentially be like us being put into a jail cell.
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StarDestroyer
3 years ago#2
I got depressed listening to the sad sounds those Orcas were making. :(
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Giacomo_Hawkins
3 years ago#3
Not all zoos and aquariums are terrible places. Many of them are playing a critical role in breeding and keeping endangered species alive in addition to their educational merits.

Yes, many of them are terrible, and I have no doubt that there's plenty for CNN to focus on, but don't latch onto those examples and start hating on all zoos.
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gekishinken
3 years ago#4
I guess I should say thought that there is definitely a difference between wildlife conservation and profiteering. I know many zoos do engage in some form of conservation, but the stuff Seaworld does with having the animals do tricks? Nah. That isn't conservation.
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untrustful
3 years ago#5
Pet shops and pet farms are worse.
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Blakkheim1
3 years ago#6
gekishinken posted...
I guess I should say thought that there is definitely a difference between wildlife conservation and profiteering. I know many zoos do engage in some form of conservation, but the stuff Seaworld does with having the animals do tricks? Nah. That isn't conservation.


I agree with this.

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StarDestroyer
3 years ago#7
I'm cringing at the damage these trainers are receiving from the Orcas.
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Sativa_Rose
3 years ago#8
Are you guys watching the CNN debate on the film? The guy in the cowboy hat is so obnoxious.
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JIC X
3 years ago#9
Brynden Tully?

PS: a fish is a kind of animal.
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Sativa_Rose
3 years ago#10
JIC X posted...
Brynden Tully?

PS: a fish is a kind of animal.


I don't know.


Also, the joke is that whales aren't even fish.
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