Nature, in Captivity

Nature, in Captivity

Zoos are a paradoxical entity in that our desire for the continued freedom of wild animals has strangely come to justify their captivity, legitimizing domestication, in that, the zoo animal enters the stage as a monument to the wild animal’s disappearance in...
The ‘White Tiger’ Myth

The ‘White Tiger’ Myth

One topic I find particularly frustrating is the perpetuation of ‘white’ tigers in our culture.  Due to the captive tiger crisis, there is a lack of salient public awareness as to what a real tiger is. There is one recognized species of tiger, Panthera tigris, divided...