Perspective (Four Slides)

The Woodland Park Zoo, like most other zoos, is con­fined to a small, rigid, urban footprint. It holds unre­lated elephants in a small space with almost no natural features. Even if the Zoo possessed the will and vision to do so, it lacks the capacity to give its elephants the range of environmental and social options critical to impart the psychosocial, physical, or cognitive skills that define the species.

-Lisa Kane, “An Optimal Future for Woodland Park Zoo Elephants.”

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Woodland Park Zoo (92 acres)

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