New study finds that elephants in zoo...

New study finds that elephants in zoos don't live as long as th...

There are 2 comments on the Newsday story from Dec 11, 2008, titled New study finds that elephants in zoos don't live as long as th.... In it, Newsday reports that:

Zoo elephants don't live as long as those in the wild, according to a study sure to stir debate about keeping the giant animals on display.

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Nokomis, FL

#1 Dec 12, 2008
WoW!! Thanks for the info! Now, how much did that study cost??
Colin Mavedah


#2 Jan 4, 2014
This is such an obvious point to make. Zoos being the enclosures they are, it should not require a study to tell us this. So, who needs to appreciate this study?

If zoos were better, they would become laboratories. There is always a moral trade-off involved

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