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Zoo Essays

by Jayvee

A giraffe at the zoo

A giraffe at the zoo

Some people believe zoos, where wild animals are kept in a man-made environment, should no longer exist in the twenty century.

Do you agree or disagree?

Internationally, people knew and learn wild animals from the zoos they have visited. Majority enjoy going to the zoo, but certain group of people believed that zoos must be totally eradicated in next two decades. And I am extremely against with that idea.

First of all, the main purpose of the zoo is to conserve the animals. We all know most of these wild creatures are already endangered because of human activity such as hunting and illegal selling. In the zoo, at least someone will be looking for their safety and they will be feed as well. Unlikely, if they are the filed, there is a danger that some people got their attention, hunt and sell them. Most favorite of hunters are wild deer and even tigers. Poor creatures!

Secondly, in the zoo, we will gain knowledge about their existence. I know we can learn the life of animals in the books, discussions in school, but isn't much enjoyable to learn if we can have interactions with them? I remember when I was in college we went to a mini safari and I had so much fun while learning about lions. I would say it is one of the memorable experience I had a student.

Lastly, visiting a zoo brought so much excitement not only to the kids but to adults as well. It is entertaining to see different types of monkeys playing, swinging from one branch to another; groups of flamingos in varied colors; and there are zoos that they will allow visitors to feed them at certain period of time. These sort of activity also helps a lot in building a camaraderie to all sort of generation.

Preservation, widening our knowledge, and entertainment are the main reasons why we need the zoos. However, if the habitat of these lovely God creatures is not well managed, then it is better to close this institution. One exemplary zoo is Singapore Zoo. Animals have a habitat their that is looks like a jungle. Zoos must be spacious, greenery and must maintain cleanliness, not only to attracts tourist but to make the the animals satisfied with the place they are living in.


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Aug 18, 2015
Zoo Essays - clarity
by: vijay

HI jaivee, its ok, but i think you should have a effective examples, like in the 2nd paragraph you said zoos have educational benefits, yet that example is not that much effective, in spite of this some deviation and a liitle informal way in 3rd paragraph instance. ok

Aug 20, 2015
why zoos are important
by: ASAD


Mar 15, 2016
It's a great idea that zoos should exist
by: Arnav

It's a great idea that zoos should exist because they help people gain knowledge.

Mar 21, 2016
should zoos exist
by: Anonymous

they shouldnt because they are mean to animals

Jun 28, 2016
nice - Zoo Essays
by: Yuvraj

Hey jayvee,

Your essay was quite nice but instead of supporting to keep animals in zoos i will rather be against it.

Don't you think it is too harsh to keep someone in place one cannot even get out of? Just think if you were in place of those poor creatures, would you like that? You were bounded to a boundary and your life would only exist for that.

Anyways the essay was good.

Sep 07, 2016
Noooooo Nooooo
by: bravo


From my point of view to gain knowledge about animals, zoos are not the only place to visit.

Freedom is dear to everyone and no one can take it from anyone. There are centuries also that give full freedom to animals. In a zoo there is a criteria and boundary, no matter how much big area has been provided to the animals.

Would you accept living in a big, fascinating villa on a condition that you can't step out of it. I believe no.

Oct 28, 2016
zoo should be banned
by: masao

Your essay was quite nice but instead of supporting to keep animals in zoos i will rather be against it. and i think zoos should be banned

May 17, 2017
by: Anonymous

Good essay but needs more examples and also try not to use firstly, lastly, etc. for every paragraph.

Jan 03, 2018
by: Anonymous

Good essay, but work on your grammar.

May 22, 2018
by: Anonymous


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Cruelty in Zoos

by Shurui
(Beijing, China)

IELTS Essay Zoo Cruelty

Hi, I have finished an essay about zoo cruelty. I am unsure whether the essay is organized logically. Please have a look at it.

Some people think that zoos are all cruel and should be closed down. Others however believe that zoos can be useful in protecting wild animals.

Discuss both opinions and give your own opinion.

Nowadays almost every city has a zoo, keeping and displaying various wild animals. However, there is a dispute on whether zoos are cruel or not. I will examine both sides and then give my own opinion.

Some argue zoos are cruel, largely because they believe animals may suffer from living in zoos, where wild animals are caged These creatures do not have enough space to move around and are separated from their family and friends. Zoos are especially cruel for animals that are born in the wild but forced out of their natural habitat. For them, the new environment in zoos could be hard to adjust to. Depression and physical problems may therefore emerge and damage the life quality of wild animals. In some cases, keepers mistreating animals adds to the cruelty of zoos. For example, animals may suffer from not having enough food and water.

There are two main reasons why some people believe zoos can good for wild animal protection. First, zoos protect endangered species by offering them much-needed shelter. Having lost their natural habitat, some animals have to rely on zoos for space and food. In this sense, zoos are vital for them to survive and multiply. If all zoos were closed down, these creatures, with no natural habitats left, would have nowhere to seek refuge. Second, zoos raise people’s awareness of wild animal protection. Zoos enable people to get close to wild animals and to know how they live. In this way, visitors to zoos would develop an affection for wild creatures.

As far as I am concerned, zoos, with their facilities and expertise in keeping animals, could be helpful in protecting endangered species from extinction.

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Jul 30, 2018
by: Anonymous

Very well writtren and organised properly. Good luck

Jul 31, 2018
by: Anonymous

well written, kudos to you..... i hope i will be able to write like this soon

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Keeping Animals in Zoos Essay

by naomi chisi

We no longer need to have animals kept in zoos, so zoos should be closed.

Do you agree or disagree?

Internationally, some wild animals are being kept in the zoos, however, other people do not approve of this. This essay will discuss the reason why it is important to keep the animals in the zoos.

To begin with, I personally agree that animals should be kept in the zoos. For example, if animals such as lion, are left out in the street, it could cause a lot of damage, including killing people. However, some people may feel like these animals are trained, and therefore it could not do any harm, so why lock it in the cage? But truth to be told an animal is an animal, it may lose its will and feel a need to eat, hence human can be an easy target to kill. Athough, it is true that a zoos are one place most families like to go and hung out, so closing the zoo may prevent people especially children an opportunity to see animals such as leopard, zebra elephants and many more. Beside, zoos can also be an education centre not only for children but adult as well. Even tourist can reduce in number, as the zoos especially in Africa Continent, are some of the reasons that tourist wants to visit such places.

Furthermore, keeping animals in a zoos might seem a clue thing to do to the animals as they have limited range to move around. But, if you look at it carefully it is actually the best thing that can happen to the animals. for instance, animals do not need to go and hunt food, food can be given to them for free as they are being care for, in additional to the food, animals can have free access to the medical care, shelter and protection unlike the animals that are left in the jungle to care for it selves.


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Oct 08, 2015
zoo essays
by: Anonymous


Dec 26, 2015
zoos should be open
by: Anonymous

Zoos should be open because students can learn different facts of animal. For studying about animal how many students would go to different countries because all animal are not found in one country so zoos should be open

Jan 17, 2016
Zoo Essay
by: Anonymous

This essay is perfect.

Mar 15, 2016
Should zoos exist or not?
by: Anonymous

It's awsome idea.

Mar 15, 2016
Should zoos exist or not
by: Arnav

It's an awsome essay

Aug 22, 2016
Makes no sense
by: Anonymous

It makes no sense because when would a lion be left out on the streets? But apart from that it's good even though i didn't read it all

Oct 28, 2016
great idea
by: nani

It's a great idea. It's perfect

May 04, 2017
by: Anonymous

Great job!

Nov 23, 2017
by: Anonymous

This is the worst

Mar 19, 2018
Why you should keep zoos (facts)
by: Anonymous

1.good environment for kids and families

2.they help keep the animals safe from extinction

3.exotic animals can be seen up close

4.tourist attractions

5.keep very safe cause of glass walls ecs

Mar 19, 2020
very good
by: by

good essay!

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Essay on the Banning of Zoos

by vinutna

Some people believe that zoos where animals are kept in a man-made environment should no longer exist in the 21st century.

Do you agree or disagree?

Zoos are the places where several animals are kept. Some groups of people consider that zoos should be banned in the 21st century as they snatch the freedom of animals. However, I disagree with the given notion because of the benefits zoos provide such as protection of animals, education and entertainment, lastly maintenance of ecological balance.

To begin with, most of the animals these days are gradually losing their natural habitats because of deforestation and natural calamities. So in this cases, zoos prove to be beneficial for animals as they get a safer place to live in. zoos also provide enough place for large animals. Hence, it pertinent to consider zoos should no longer exist. Furthermore, in past few decades, several animals are moving towards extinction because of poaching and illegal trade of animals. For example, in country like India, tigers are being extricated and hence left over tigers are being protected by keeping them in zoos. Consequently, government of India to increase their number has initiated numerous breeding programs.

In addition, zoos act as a huge source of knowledge for children since they can relish the opportunity of watching animals closely. The images of animals which they see in their textbooks can be seen live in the zoos and they can also get entertained. Finally, zoos help in maintaining ecological balance by saving several animals. If animals’ extinction continues without being addressed then in the long run, it disturbs the natural life cycle and ultimately end in dangerous consequences. Therefore, it is not correct to think of a world without zoos.

Taking into consideration all the above points, I believe that zoos should not be banned as they are safe living places for many animals.


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Oct 28, 2016
zoo essay
by: boo

It's good

Nov 03, 2016
Zoos arent useful enough
by: Anonymous

You're right we don't need zoos to survive.

Apr 07, 2018
nates coment
by: Anonymous

I think this essay is very meaningful because zoos are meaningful

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