Do we really need zoos? (17 pics + text)

Do we really need zoos? On this difficult question is difficult to answer unequivocally. On the one hand thanks to zoos people can learn more about the habits of wild animals. Many of us know how to look and behave or that it is due to the animal zoo. Therefore, educational role of zoos and zoological gardens should not be underestimated.

1. The rare white rhino cub lying next to his mother Marina Madrid Zoo on Thursday, on June 4th. This little rhino, which has no name, and the third in the world who was born as a result of artificial insemination.






2. Employees of Jurong Bird Park holds in the palm of the three chicks yellow-collared lovebird. One of them, at the top, three weeks, another right, four days, and the third, left for three days. Picture taken on June 9 in Singapore.




3. The cat steals fish from the stork in a zoo in New Delhi June 6th. in the Indian capital is maintained unrelenting heat, the temperature reached 44 degrees Celsius. Also projected band of intense heat, which will be held on the plains of northern India.




4. Crested screamer (Chauna chavarria) at the zoo in Cali on 23 May.




5. Mnogopolosy ARACARI (Pteroglossus sanguineus) at the zoo in Cali on 23 May. Colombia - the country with the highest number of bird species in the world.




6. Mountain goose (Anser indicus) with one of their one-day goslings in Servion zoo near the Swiss city of Lausanne on Wednesday, May 27.



7. Two king penguins in the zoo in Wuppertal, Germany, on Friday, June 5.



8. Flamingo suffer from the heat, when the temperature in the zoo in Dresden rose to 29 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, 26 of May.



9. lion chasing a small fox in the German Wuppertal Zoo, on Friday, June 5. Fox came to the lions in the cage by mistake, and obviously had no great pleasure from the games with the big cats. But she managed to get out unscathed.



10. Polar bear sleeping in his cage at the zoo in Wuppertal, Germany, on Friday, June 5.



11. Cubs jaguar at the zoo Tierpark in Berlin on Tuesday, 19 of May. These triplets who were born on April 16 called Atiero, Jumanes and Valdivia.



12. Newborns panthers Larisa and Sipura carefully looking at the camera pictures during his presentation to the media at the zoo Tierpark (Tierpark) June 9 in Berlin. Panthers twins born on 26 April.



13. A Little Night lemurovy durkul monkey (Aotus Lemurinus), born in captivity last month, climbs on the back of his mother. Picture taken on May 19 at the Santa Fe Zoo, in Medellin, Antioquia Department, Colombia. Lemurovy durkul is an endangered species.



14. Hasani, a six-month baby western lowland gorilla, riding on the back of his surrogate mother Bavang in the San Francisco Zoo on Friday, June 5, 2009. Hasani, whose name in Swahili means "beautiful", is the first gorilla born in captivity for the last 11 years. Bavang, a 29 year old female was the surrogate mother Hasani after his own mother threw Monifa. The natural habitat of the western lowland gorillas is Central Africa. Currently, this type of listed endangered.



15. An employee of the zoo Dusit Zoo in Bangkok feeds baby pangolin. Animals in the zoo gave the villagers who found him abandoned on the road, on the outskirts of Bangkok.



16. Two young giraffe walk on his cage in a zoo of West German city of Duisburg on June 3. Giraffe the right name kimono left - Linda.



17. A one-day pygmy hippo with his mother Mina at the Singapore Zoo on Friday, June 5. Mina gave birth to eight pups. The Singapore Zoo has successfully breed the animals. In addition, there are regularly held programs to educate the public about wildlife conservation.

Taken from the site nnm.ru



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