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Poll: Do you agree with zoos?

What do you think?

Yun Zi, left, the five-month-old panda cub plays in one of the panda exhibit areas at the San Diego Zoo.
Yun Zi, left, the five-month-old panda cub plays in one of the panda exhibit areas at the San Diego Zoo.
Image: AP/Press Association Images

A CHINESE SHOPPING centre has turned down an offer to send the “world’s saddest bear” to a wildlife park.

But should the animal be in captivity at all? There are many people who believe that any keeping of animals in enclosures is cruel.

Proponents of zoos argue that they help protect species, breed animals and educate the public on poaching, habitat loss and preservation.

What do you think?

We’re asking: Do you agree with zoos?


Poll Results:

Yes (8700)
No (5811)
I don't know (2103)



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