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Many Captive Species Have Permanent Sanctuaries: Finally, Whales and Dolphins Will Have Theirs

MARC BEKOFF: ‘Animals kept in terrestrial and water zoos — zooed animals — clearly are not living anything that resembles a normal life. They suffer from all sorts of psychological and physical disorders and have lost the freedom to make choices and to control their own lives…

At an international meeting at the Detroit Zoo Among the topics discussed was… turning zoos into sanctuaries that are more for the individual animals. Because I fully support this move, I was pleased when neuroscientist and cetacean expert Lori Marino, president and chairperson of the board of the Whale Sanctuary Project, agreed to do an interview about this exciting new venture’. SOURCE…


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