July 08, 2019

Animals in captivity show element of self destruction

Zoos teach humans that it’s acceptable to interfere with animals and keep them locked in tiny enclosures—often far from their natural homes—where they’re denied all control over their lives and often become depressed and frustrated. Many animals in captivity exhibit self-destructive, repetitive behavior because of the inherent stress—symptoms of a condition known as “zoochosis.”

https://www.peta.org/features/zoo-conservation-captive-breeding/

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