Ignaas Spruit, Michael Garle and Jeffrey Fry
The best way to describe the process of change that is occurring in zoos all around the world is as a “scientific revolution”. This revolution began in the 1960s with a philosophical discussion of primate welfare issues and the growing public awareness of the intelligence of the great apes through studies by Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey and Birute Galdikas. During the 1980s, awareness developed that mankind’s views should become less anthropocentric and more ecocentric.
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