Infanticide & Chimps
"If the keepers had intervened, it is possible that journalists would be reporting the death of the keepers in addition to the young infant."
In a zoo, a "group of social primates can intimately observe the lives of a second group of social primates."
"Zoogoers need to remember that nature is not all rainbows and unicorns."
"One of the most impressive examples of cooperation in chimpanzees is the way they work together in intricate choreography as they hunt colobus monkeys...at times nature is indeed “red in tooth and claw,” as Tennyson famously wrote."
"Zoos can be fun, educational, awe-inspiring places. Curated and presented correctly, they can inspire children and adults to appreciate and learn more about the natural world." "But we cannot expect animals to act anything other than naturally..."
"More predictable critters can be found at Disneyland..."