BIAZA’s response to Horizon documentary

21 04 2016

Here, the UK zoo community responds to the Horizon programme. I think their points are pretty reasonable. But they don’t say whether using zoos is an efficient way to achieve these same ends (the modern functions of zoos are essentially retro-fitted, post hoc, onto collections originally created for entertainment). Nor do they acknowledge that several UK zoos (e.g. London) were asked to be involved in this documentary, all those months ago when it was being shot, but said no….