Ruth Padel – Don’t let good zoos go extinct

Posted on Mar 23, 2013 in News | Comments Off on Ruth Padel – Don’t let good zoos go extinct

The two new Sumatran tigers at ZSL

Ruth Padel, 21st Century Tiger Patron explains in The Guardian how zoo tigers are ambassadors, supporting their wild relations. From education and awareness  to conservation breeding and veterinary study,  Ruth shows how the tigers and other species in “good”  zoos have an important role to play in conservation.

Read the full piece in  The Guardian

Good zoos  see conservation as the central theme of their facility, which hold the welfare and safety of their animals and visitors as key and have transparent practices and good governance.