May 31, 2021

The Future of Zoos

cohabitation with other species

Illustration: Jordan Silver

Zoos are great. But are they good for animals?

We often hear about the conservation efforts of zoos and how much they’ve changed from the menageries of old, but how different are they really?

What if we included amenity for all species in our urban environments? Can our cities stop driving animals out, and start inviting them in?

Jordan Silver, editor for Towards Small Things, has been thinking about the design of our zoos and wildlife parks. He spoke with ABC’s Kia Handley on the topic.

Duration: 10:42


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