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Hello Indeed.

by amanda on October 7, 2008 · 0 comments

in misc

I was sitting around one day, looking a rather slimy roadside zoo website and thinking it would great if there was a site that praised the good things zoos did.  That talked about the impact they make on people.

I think many, but not all, zoo critics picture a slimy roadside zoo with a man wrestling a bear while little kids look on in amusement. In reality, most zoos (especially AZA accredited zoos) are not like that.  A modern zoo is a credit to conservation and the only kind of “ecotourism” some children will ever get a chance to experience.

I’ve been involved with a zoo for quite a while and made friends at other zoos.  The zoo world can be dramatic and chaotic and there are some morons in it (reminds you of where you work, right?) but overall, I’ve met the nicest, most compassionate, most PASSIONATE people I know through a zoo.  These people really do want to save the world.

I hope to share some of that passion with you, plus news and reviews and photos.  This is a site for people who love zoos and love to travel to them.  Please feel free to use the review section to rate your own experiences!

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