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Thousands Flock To Dallas Zoo Despite Controversy ~ Video


Animals  (tags: dallas, zoolife, wild animals, wildlife, controversy, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 3885 days ago - cbs11tv.com
Dallas Zoo officials are reporting record-breaking attendance. "We just went over 660,000 this year," said Sean Greene, Dallas Zoo. According to officials, the zoo hasn't seen as many visitors since 1979. "We shattered our attendance record. I thi



   

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. (0)
Monday September 29, 2008, 3:21 pm
Well.... New exibits means new animals,hope they get new animals allready in other zoos or wich are born in other zoos and not bring new ones in from the wild
 

Valerie H (133)
Monday September 29, 2008, 4:35 pm
I am of two minds on the ZOO controversy....I agree with Claudia that ideally, zoos should only have 'captive-born' residents and species that are in danger, to protect them...BUT....there just HAS to be appropriate and sufficient space and housing for these animals.

On the other hand...it is just sad to see these magnificent creatures stuck on 'display' for humans to gawk at.....in inappropriate surroundings!

Nothing is sadder than seeing animals in cramped lifeless surroundings, where they are bored in un-natural habitat....
 

Past Member (0)
Monday September 29, 2008, 8:54 pm
Very sexy look.
 

Kathleen H (304)
Tuesday September 30, 2008, 6:57 am
I think it's great that the zoo is bouncing back after the so-called 'bad luck'. For Jack Hanna to praise the zoo is to be noted and commended. Thanks Jacquelin for the story!
 
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