The Problems and Countermeasures of Animal Protection in Zoos--Take Shenyang Glacier Zoo for Example

Bingbing Cui, Dezhong Jiang


With the continuous expansion of the scale of the zoo, living environment of animals is deteriorating. Taking the
problems appeared in Glacier Zoo in Shenyang as example, the author analyzed the reasons for the phenomenon
and put forward corresponding countermeasures such as establishing animal protectors association and fund and
carrying out education for the protection et. al. ????
Once defined as zoo with four functions including the education of science popularization, scientific research,
animal reproduction protection and leisure and recreation, the establishment of them is to protect animals better
so that several species which are in weak positions or rare endangered get better protection and long-term
development. Meanwhile, it also can enhance people’s understanding for animals’ habits so as to promote the
communications between human beings and animals and provide materials for animal science research so as to
promote the education of science popularization and cultivate people’s love. But with the increase of zoos and
continuous expansion of its scale, the phenomena which the animals in zoos are abused appear constantly and
become severe day by day and the living environment of animals is deteriorating. The article takes the problems
appeared in Glacier Zoo in Shenyang as example to analyze the reasons for the phenomena and put forward
corresponding countermeasures.

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