Animals In Zoos Famous Quotes & Sayings

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38 Animals In Zoos Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Animals In Zoos Sayings By Gustav Temple And Vic Darkwood: Whether you are attending someone else's or holding your own dinner party, your main objective Whether you are attending someone else's or holding your own dinner party, your main objective should be to lead guests away from the usual road of predictable behaviour and tedious conversation, and towards a shared voyage of epicurean delight.
In much the same way as caged animals in zoos are kept mentally healthy by being set mealtime tasks by their keepers, dinner guests will find their repast far more satisfying if it is presented as a challenge and an opportunity for self-expression. For example, instead of the dry old formula of a plate flanked by serried ranks of knives, forks and spoons, today's modern host should show a little more ingenuity when selecting eating utensils. The novelty of using a Black & Decker two-speed drill to sheer flakes of the roast beef or a 15-inch spanner to negotiate the foie gras, will firmly place your party in the minds of your guests as a night to remember. — Gustav Temple And Vic Darkwood
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Animals In Zoos Sayings By Kim Stanley Robinson: Each terrarium functions as an island park for the animals inside it. Ascensions cause hybridization Each terrarium functions as an island park for the animals inside it. Ascensions cause hybridization and ultimately new species. The more traditional biomes conserve species that on Earth are radically endangered or extinct in the wild. Some terraria even look like zoos; more are purely wilderness refugia; and most mix parkland and human spaces in patterned habitat corridors that maximize the life of the biome as a whole. As such, these spaces are already crucial to humanity and the Earth. And — Kim Stanley Robinson
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Animals In Zoos Sayings By Alison Lurie: Many Americans think of the rest of the world as a kind of Disneyland, a Many Americans think of the rest of the world as a kind of Disneyland, a showplace for quaint fauna, flora and artifacts. They dress for travel in cheap, comfortable, childish clothes, as if they were going to the zoo and would not be seen by anyone except the animals. — Alison Lurie
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Animals In Zoos Sayings By Peter Singer: In most countries, it is possible to visit zoos and see bored animals pacing back In most countries, it is possible to visit zoos and see bored animals pacing back and forth in cages, with nothing to do but wait for the next meal. Circuses are even worse places for animals. Their living conditions are deplorable, especially in travelling circuses where cages have to be small so that they can go on the road. — Peter Singer
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Animals In Zoos Sayings By Elizabeth Janeway: The surprise of animals ... in and out, cats and dogs and a milk goat The surprise of animals ... in and out, cats and dogs and a milk goat and chickens and guinea hens, all taken for granted, as if man was intended to live on terms of friendly intercourse with the rest of creation instead of huddling in isolation on the fourteenth floor of an apartment house in a city where animals occurred behind bars in the zoo. — Elizabeth Janeway
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Animals In Zoos Sayings By Peter Singer: It was wrong to capture wild animals and confine them in captivity for people to It was wrong to capture wild animals and confine them in captivity for people to go and gawk at them. And that's basically how zoos got started. But once you do that, and once you have animals that have been bred in captivity, you're really stuck with them in some sense. You can't return them to the wild. — Peter Singer
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Animals In Zoos Sayings By Elinor Glyn: Welcome to Hollywood, a land just off the coast of planet Earth. I am never Welcome to Hollywood, a land just off the coast of planet Earth. I am never quite certain if I am visiting the zoo, or if I'm one of the animals in a cage. — Elinor Glyn
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Animals In Zoos Sayings By Dhan Gopal Mukerji: What a pity that most young people instead of seeing one animal in nature--which is What a pity that most young people instead of seeing one animal in nature--which is worth a hundred in any Zoo--must derive their knowledge of God's creatures from their appearance in prisons. ... How do we manage to think that we know all about an animal by gazing at him penned in a cage? — Dhan Gopal Mukerji
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Animals In Zoos Sayings By Peter Singer: The newspapers do little better. Their coverage of nonhuman animals is dominated by "human interest" The newspapers do little better. Their coverage of nonhuman animals is dominated by "human interest" events like the birth of a baby gorilla at the zoo, or by threats to endangered species; but developments in farming techniques that deprive millions of animals of freedom of movement go unreported. — Peter Singer
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Animals In Zoos Sayings By Carol J. Adams: We live in a culture that has institutionalized the oppression of animals on at least We live in a culture that has institutionalized the oppression of animals on at least two levels: in formal structures such as slaughterhouses, meat markets, zoos, laboratories, and circuses, and through our language. That we refer to meat eating rather than to corpse eating is a central example of how our language transmits the dominant culture's approval of this activity. — Carol J. Adams
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Virginia McKenna: We would consider it cruel to confine a dog permanently in a kennel. Yet we We would consider it cruel to confine a dog permanently in a kennel. Yet we visit zoos where hundreds of wild animals are kept permanently in the equivalent of a kennel. — Virginia McKenna
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Sam Simon: Through PETA, we rescue animals in roadside zoos and circuses. They are some of the Through PETA, we rescue animals in roadside zoos and circuses. They are some of the most abused animals in the country. — Sam Simon
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Elayne Boosler: We have wild animals in zoos, yet people rarely meet their 'food' face to face. We have wild animals in zoos, yet people rarely meet their 'food' face to face. — Elayne Boosler
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Paul Theroux: I have a hatred of the taming of animals, especially large ones that are so I have a hatred of the taming of animals, especially large ones that are so contented in the wild. I abominate circus acts that involve big befooled beasts
cowed tigers or helplessly roaring lions pawing the air and teetering on small stools. I deplore zoos and anything to do with animal confinement or restraint. — Paul Theroux
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Thomas French: Despite all their flaws, zoos wake us up. They invite us to step outside our Despite all their flaws, zoos wake us up. They invite us to step outside our most basic assumptions. Offered for our contemplation, the animals remind us of nature's impossibly varied schemes for survival, all the strategies that species rely upon for courtship and mating and protecting the young and establishing dominance and hunting for something to eat and avoiding being eaten. On a good day, zoos shake people into recognizing the manifold possibilities of existence, what it's like to walk across the Earth, or swim in its oceans of fly above its forests - even though most animals on display will never have the chance to do any of those things again, at least not in the wild. — Thomas French
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Matthew Reilly: Zoos have always fascinated me. What child hasn't wondered what would happen if all the Zoos have always fascinated me. What child hasn't wondered what would happen if all the animals escaped from the zoo? Or what would happen if they got caught in an enclosure? — Matthew Reilly
Animals In Zoos Sayings By James Patterson: For me, "Zoo" has always been a fable. It has nothing to do with realism. For me, "Zoo" has always been a fable. It has nothing to do with realism. It's a fable about what man is doing to the world, and the animals have retribution. But in the real world, this would not happen. But in the world of 1984, this kind of thing can happen in a story. — James Patterson
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Thomas French: All zoos, even the most enlightened, are built upon the idea both beguiling and repellent All zoos, even the most enlightened, are built upon the idea both beguiling and repellent - the notion that we can seek out the wildness of the world and behold its beauty, but that we must first contain that wildness. Zoos argue that they are fighting for the conservation of the Earth, that they educate the public and provide refuge and support for vanishing species. And they are right. Animal-rights groups argue that zoos traffic in living creatures, exploiting them for financial gain and amusement. And they are right. Caught inside this contradiction are the animals themselves, and the humans charged with their well-being. — Thomas French
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Mehmet Murat Ildan: Let us free all the animals in the zoos to show them that we are Let us free all the animals in the zoos to show them that we are not animals!.. — Mehmet Murat Ildan
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Charles Manson: What do the animals do in the zoo? That's the same thing that I do What do the animals do in the zoo? That's the same thing that I do in my cell. I play with myself. I make little string dolls. I talk to roaches. I'm in jail for nine counts of murder, and I didn't do it. I'm in solitary confinement, may I add. — Charles Manson
Animals In Zoos Sayings By James Wolk: I can definitely tell you what viewers can expect from Season 2 [of 'Zoo']. It I can definitely tell you what viewers can expect from Season 2 [of 'Zoo']. It picks up right where Season 1 left off - the gang facing this wall of animals charging at a car. And so, it'll be satisfying in that way. The cliffhanger in Season 1 just kind of went to black screen. It picks up right where that left off. And from there on, the stakes just continue to rise in the season, and I think it's really adrenaline-filled. — James Wolk
Animals In Zoos Sayings By David Jeremiah Barron: We are facing an enormous crisis in Africa right now in terms of illegal wildlife We are facing an enormous crisis in Africa right now in terms of illegal wildlife trafficking, which is decimating animal populations, destroying local economies, and funding armed insurgencies and terrorist syndicates. If we do not find solutions to this crisis now, there will be little habitat left beyond sparse areas of national parks that will serve as glorified zoos to small pockets of remaining animals. — David Jeremiah Barron
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Diane Ackerman: For better or worse, zoos are how most people come to know big or exotic For better or worse, zoos are how most people come to know big or exotic animals. Few will ever see wild penguins sledding downhill to sea on their bellies, giant pandas holding bamboo lollipops in China or tree porcupines in the Canadian Rockies, balled up like giant pine cones. — Diane Ackerman
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Germaine Greer: We can put women on Prozac and they will think they are happy, even though We can put women on Prozac and they will think they are happy, even though they are not. Disturbed animals in the zoo are given Prozac too, which rather suggests that misery is a response to unbearable circumstances rather than constitutional. — Germaine Greer
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Peter Singer: If zoos are like arks, then rare animals are like passengers on a voyage of If zoos are like arks, then rare animals are like passengers on a voyage of the damned, never to find a port that will let them dock or a land in which they can live in peace. The real solution, of course, is to preserve the wild nature that created these animals and has the power to sustain them. But if it is really true that we are inevitably moving towards a world in which mountain gorillas can survive only in zoos, then we must ask whether it is really better for them to live in artificial environments of our design than not to be born at all. — Peter Singer
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Mehmet Murat Ildan: Every time you go to the zoo, you prolong the captivity of the animals there! Every time you go to the zoo, you prolong the captivity of the animals there! If no one goes to the zoos, there will be no zoos! Destroying the evil is very simple and it is in your hand! — Mehmet Murat Ildan
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Henry Rollins: My favorite species to study would be Cobras and King Cobras which are two different My favorite species to study would be Cobras and King Cobras which are two different families. They're very intelligent, and they're beautiful looking animals. Where they come from are countries and regions which I spend a lot of time in - South East Asia and India, those are places I go to fairly often, and so the cobras are my main interest. It's not a snake I can maintain, but when I see them in zoos and what not, I find them interesting. — Henry Rollins
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Hank Bracker: Zoological Parks South of Florida"Cuba has several zoos, the largest of which are in Havana Zoological Parks South of Florida
"Cuba has several zoos, the largest of which are in Havana and Santiago de Cuba. The Havana National Zoo is dedicated to going beyond the mere display of animals and attempts to maintain a more natural habitat, supporting and promoting breeding programs for various species with follow-up scientific research programs." — Hank Bracker
Animals In Zoos Sayings By E. O. Wilson: The solutions like freezing zygotes, fertilized eggs, of all kinds of animals and so on, The solutions like freezing zygotes, fertilized eggs, of all kinds of animals and so on, or keeping them in zoos and having arboreta where we have trees, all these things have been promoted. Even getting the complete genetic code of various fishes so we can let them pass away and then we'll pull them back. That is science fiction run amok. — E. O. Wilson
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Christopher Walken: I became very critical of zoos and circuses and keeping animals in captivity. I wish I became very critical of zoos and circuses and keeping animals in captivity. I wish it was against the law. — Christopher Walken
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Diane Ackerman: What a lonely species we are, searching for signals of life from other galaxies, adopting What a lonely species we are, searching for signals of life from other galaxies, adopting companion animals, visiting parks and zoos to commune with other beasts. In the process, we discover our shared identity. — Diane Ackerman
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Mehmet Murat Ildan: In zoos, along with the animals, the humanity of man is also prisoned! No cage In zoos, along with the animals, the humanity of man is also prisoned! No cage is humane! — Mehmet Murat Ildan
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Will Rogers: Politics is the best show in America. I love animals and I love politicians, and Politics is the best show in America. I love animals and I love politicians, and I like to watch both of 'em at play, either back home in their native state, or after they've been captured and sent to a zoo, or to Washington. — Will Rogers
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Michael J. Fox: Zoos are becoming facsimiles - or perhaps caricatures - of how animals once were in Zoos are becoming facsimiles - or perhaps caricatures - of how animals once were in their natural habitat. If the right policies toward nature were pursued, we would need no zoos at all. — Michael J. Fox
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Jodi Picoult: I can give or take elephants; I never can find the cheetah-but the zebras captivate I can give or take elephants; I never can find the cheetah-but the zebras captivate me. They'd be one of the few things that would fit if we were lucky enough to live in a world that's black or white. — Jodi Picoult
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Missy Elliot: I don't have time for lie-on-the-beach vacations. I'm a zoo person. There's one in New I don't have time for lie-on-the-beach vacations. I'm a zoo person. There's one in New Jersey where animals actually come up to your car. I love the monkeys - I used to give them bubblegum to chew. — Missy Elliot
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Michio Kaku: We're in 'Jurassic Park' territory. If we go to the zoo in the future, we'll We're in 'Jurassic Park' territory. If we go to the zoo in the future, we'll have zoos for extinct animals. — Michio Kaku
Animals In Zoos Sayings By Sarah Noffke: Zoos and aquariums with glass walls serve a purpose but they also teach ignorant fuckers Zoos and aquariums with glass walls serve a purpose but they also teach ignorant fuckers that they are better because we aren't the ones being held captive. When was it ever our right because we have opposable thumbs to put God's animals on permanent display in every major city in the world? We might be saving a few, but we wouldn't have to save any if we weren't fucking up the whole planet. — Sarah Noffke